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That page was big on the 'how to' but utterly lacking in the 'why go to this effort'
Real time for what?
Posted Nov 22, 2012 13:35 UTC (Thu) by mb (subscriber, #50428)
> what would matter is if there is anything showing that this makes a difference in the part being machined.
If it would make a difference to the machined parts, either the previous RTAI based implementation or the new Linux-RT-preempt based implementation would be seriously broken.
> That page was big on the 'how to' but utterly lacking in the 'why go to this effort'
We do this, because it simplifies the software a lot and gets rid of all those ugly RTAI kernel modules.
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