The PREEMPT_RT patch turns Linux into a hard Real-Time designed operating system. But it takes more than just a kernel to make sure you can meet all your requirements. This talk explains all aspects of the system that is being used for a mission critical project that must be considered. Creating a Real-Time environment is difficult and there is no simple solution to make sure that your system is capable to fulfill its needs. One must be vigilant with all aspects of the system to make sure there are no surprises. This talk will discuss most of the “gotchas” that come with putting together a Real-Time system.
You don’t need to be a developer to enjoy this talk. If you are curious to know how your computer is an unpredictable mess you should definitely come to this talk.