Re: System response time for Linux

Date: Wed May 10 2000 - 20:44:28 EST

On Wed, May 10, 2000 at 05:40:55PM -0700, Ling Su wrote:
> Hi, Dear All,
> I have a realtime application, which is basically a PCI device driver. Since
> the application needs a system response time around 50us, I am not sure if

No problem:

Linux is actually amazingly good normally, so if you need "typical"
response within 50us then you could probably do without RTLinux.
But if you need, "worst case" to be less than 50us it's not a problem
unless you need to do a 40us processing every 50us.

Victor Yodaiken 
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VJY Associates L.L.C, New Mexico.

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