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KernelTrap: Realtime Linux Security Module, 2.6 Latency

Dec 31, 2004, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Lee Revell resubmitted a small patch written by Torben Hohn and Jack O'Quin to provide selected nonroot users with the ability to run tasks with realtime permissions, utilizing the Linux Security Modules (LSM) framework. The patch provides for three methods of control, an 'all' option which permits all local processes the ability to request realtime privileges, a 'gid' option which allows such privileges to be restricted to members of a specific group, and an 'mlock' option to specify whether or not a realtime process can lock pages in RAM and prevent them from being swapped out..."

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