SMART UNIX SVR4 Support for Multimedia Applications

  title={SMART UNIX SVR4 Support for Multimedia Applications},
  author={Jason Nieh and Monica S. Lam},
Multimedia applications ha ve dynamic and adapti ve realtime requirements. Current scheduling practice, as typified by UNIX System V Release 4, lacks the necessary information and interf aces to meet these requirements. T o address this problem, we ha ve created the SMAR T (Scheduler for Multimedia And Real-T ime) interface. It explicitly accounts for application-specific time constraints and provides dynamic feedback from the scheduler to applications to allow them to adapt to the system… CONTINUE READING