[Vm-dev] linux ht cog vm

Tobias Pape Das.Linux at gmx.de
Thu Apr 9 21:34:26 UTC 2015

On 09.04.2015, at 23:30, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:

> So then the itimer heartbeat is the way to go.  Those that start to use the system for FFI work are presumably hard-core enough to not be phased by the suggestion to move to the threaded heartbeat vm :)

Ok. That's the way than.
Btw: does anyone know how other VMs handle such stuff?


> On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 2:25 PM, Tobias Pape <Das.Linux at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 09.04.2015, at 23:14, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 11:14 PM, Tobias Pape <Das.Linux at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I have wondered, isn't there any other way to have the
>> ht cog vm run, _without_ instructing users to change
>> shady system config files? I can't ask my students
>> to do that, really…
>> Why not?  Their laptops are personal machines and if linux requires stupidities like restricting thread priorities through shady config files one can only bow to linux right?
> Nope. No dice.
> It has to be a 'double click experience' for all OSes.
> You can't imagine how
>        "We got this nice software here you'll be working with the next semester
>        but because we are such nice guys please change system files for us"
> sounds to students.
> We got enough trouble on the image side nonetheless :)
> Best
>        -Tobias
>> Best
>>        -Tobias

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