PPA description

sched-ext is a new scheduling class introduced in the Linux kernel that provides a mechanism to implement scheduling policies as eBPF programs.

This ppa provides the latest (unstable) Ubuntu kernel with sched-ext support.

Kernel git repository:

Upstream project:

Scheduler implementations and support utilities can be found at:

====== HOWTO ======

# Enable sched-ext ppa
$ sudo add-apt-repository -y --enable-source ppa:arighi/sched-ext

# Install the latest sched-ext kernel and scx tools
$ sudo apt install -y linux-generic-wip scx

# Reboot
$ sudo reboot

# Once the system is rebooted you can run any sched-ext scheduler
# available in the scx package, for example:
$ sudo scx_simple

# To setup a development environment:
$ apt source scx
$ sudo apt build-dep scx


WARNING: kernels distributed in this ppa should be considered experimental, use at your own risk!

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:arighi/sched-ext to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:arighi/sched-ext
sudo apt update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

deb noble main 
deb-src noble main 
Signing key:
4096R/882A7727752A6461FCDDCFE5DCFA0E1546589D85 (What is this?)


For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Andrea Righi.

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linux 6.8.0-32.32+scx1 (Newer version available) Andrea Righi ()
linux-generate 6.8.0-32.32+scx1 Andrea Righi ()
linux-meta 6.8.0-32.32+scx1 (Newer version available) Andrea Righi ()
linux-restricted-modules 6.8.0-32.32+scx1 (Newer version available) Andrea Righi ()
linux-signed 6.8.0-32.32+scx1 (Newer version available) Andrea Righi ()
scx Andrea Righi ()
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