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linux patches related to time measurement accuracy?

Is there a set of patches around for linux kernel that address accuracy of (system, rather than user) process time? i've heard about RTLinux, but i don't really need the actual real-time scheduling ...
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real time backup if file changed?

Are there any linux/unix console applications similar to Yadis that would allow me to: be set up from the console backup multiple directories backup / sync in real time after the files (text files) ...
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Is it possible to record audio directly to a computer's optical drive?

There's a question over at audio.SE at the moment and I thought it may attract some answers here. I asked the user and he's happy to have it posted here to see if anyone has some ideas. Here it is ...
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Advantages of using a RTOS such as QNX or VxWorks instead of Linux?

When developing a solution that requires a real-time operating system, what advantages would an operating system such an QNX or VxWorks have over Linux? Or to put it another way, since these ...
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Is SCADA an RTOS?

Is SCADA one of the RTOS out there (it's used for real-time control and data acquisition)?
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Does the Linux PreemptRT patch benefit desktop users?

Does the PREEMPT_RT patch (real-time kernel) have any benefit for regular desktop users?