[PD] pd-0.38-4 / kernel 2.6 / scheduling / lockups

=?X-UNKNOWN?Q?g=FCnter_geiger?= geiger at xdv.org
Mon May 2 18:44:39 CEST 2005

On Mon, 2 May 2005, rama wrote:
> beside those, I read Günter patched the memlock with Tim's code, as the
> memory seems to be quite different (from Günter's words), and that could
> solve the -rt flag problem.
> However I wonder if this fix applies just to the debian package or to
> the PD source available from Miller's site.

Hi Rama,

It only applies to the Debian package as of yet. The mlock issue is also
fixed in the pd devel version from CVS.
But it is easy to patch pd from Miller with the diff provided by Tim:


cd pd-0.38-4/src
patch < ../../mlock_fix

and rebuild and report back.



> note: I'm just using an audio patch, and any kind of video processing in
> this case. and tried both with and without -rt (should force using
> -nrt?).
> last info: seems like the upcoming kernel 2.6.12 will have important
> fixes to the low latency stuff, and I don't know much more than that,
> just found it here:
> http://lalists.stanford.edu/lau/2005/04/0147.html
> any tips to bring PD to stable in kernel 2.6.x is very welcome.
> many thx!
> rama.
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