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On 4/4/06, Michael Hanselmann <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hello Matthew
> On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 07:32:17AM +0000, Matthew Polashek wrote:
> > I'm interested in making my Powerbook G4 1.5 17" a dual boot Gentoo
> Which model exactly?
> > Also, I'd like to use a kernel with the Ingo Molnar realtime
> > preemption patch.
> I don't know that specific patch, but preemption on PowerPC isn't what
> you actually want. It causes programs to crash because of a corrupted
> cache. It used to work when one enabled SMP, but I'm not sure wether
> this is still the case.
Recent kernels have a more stable preemption mechanism for PPC
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