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OSADL Project: "Latest Stable" PREEMPT_RT realtime Linux kernel

  • Download kernel, unpack it, download patch, patch the kernel
cd /usr/src/kernels
wget www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/linux-2.6.33.7.tar.bz2
tar -jxf linux-2.6.33.7.tar.bz2
mv linux-2.6.33.7 linux-2.6.33.7.2-rt30
cd linux-2.6.33.7.2-rt30
wget www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/projects/rt/2.6.33/older/patch-2.6.33.7.2-rt30.bz2
bzip2 -d patch-2.6.33.7.2-rt30.bz2
patch -p1 <patch-2.6.33.7.2-rt30
  • Configure the kernel, enable CONFIG_PREEMPT_RT

  • Compile, link and install the kernel
make
make modules_install install
  • Reboot and select the new kernel

More detailed instruction

HOWTO

How to enable real-time capabilities of the mainline kernel including hints how to check the real-time capabilities of the newly compiled kernel is further explained here.

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