Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: "Eddy Petrişor" <eddy.petrisor@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Audio installation
Date: Wed, 05 Apr 2006 07:14:57
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Audio installation by Michael Hanselmann
On 4/4/06, Michael Hanselmann <hansmi@g.o> 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 -- Regards, EddyP ============================================= "Imagination is more important than knowledge" A.Einstein -- gentoo-ppc-user@g.o mailing list