On Tuesday, January 10, 2012 09:28:12 AM Jeremy Jongepier did opine:
> On 01/10/12 01:07, Diego Simak wrote:
This isn't exactly realtime, where latencies measured in small numbers of
microseconds count big time. Over on the emc list, where we depend on
being able to feed stepper motors with very steady heartbeats to keep them
running smoothly at high speeds, we have found a motherboard with extremely
low latencies, like 7 microseconds without resorting to the use of the
isolcpus= boot param, and with it, figures in the 5 microsecond range have
This is on a dirt cheap intel D-525 motherboard, with a dual core 1.8 ghz
atom cpu on it, doesn't even need a fan! I just bought the whole box with
2Gb of ram, a 250Gb Sata HD and a sata dvd writer for $246 delivered to my
Because emc is a special build, running only on an RTAI enabled kernel, we
are stuck with a 2.6.32 kernel that comes with ubuntu-10.04 LTS, but I just
saw where next LTS is already committed to a 3.2 kernel.
> But the
Get it filed then. The quicker its filed, the quicker it will get fixed
(if its not Juce's fault that is.)
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