In the trenches with Thomas Gleixner, real-time Linux kernel patch set - Linux.com
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Jason Perlow, Editorial Director at the Linux Foundation interviews Thomas Gleixner, Linux Foundation Fellow, CTO of Linutronix GmbH, and project leader of the PREEMPT_RT real-time kernel patch set. JP: Greetings, Thomas! It’s great to have you here this morning — although for you, it’s getting late in the afternoon in Germany. So PREEMPT_RT, the real-time […]

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