Linked by David Adams on Fri 18th Apr 2008 17:34 UTC, submitted by Rahul
Linux Lennart Poettering of Red Hat, PulseAudio maintainer has blogged in detail about the impact of Real-Time Group scheduling in 2.6.25 kernel. The Real time patches come from -rt patchset maintained by Ingo Molnar of Red Hat which aims to make Linux the first general purpose operating system with hard real time features.
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Bahadir
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2007-05-19

Yes all those links show that linux can work with *soft* real-time capability. *Hard* real-time is different as previously mentioned.

This is also why for instance linux is usually multiplexed with another RTOS for such delicate operations (e.g. modem communication on mobile phones).

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