Subject: Re: timing issue
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christian Biere <email@example.com>
Date: 11/18/2006 23:56:21
Jonathan A. Kollasch wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 18, 2006 at 05:16:32AM +0100, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Why is netbsd so inaccurate and is there a more precise system call or a
> > workaround?
> Because FreeBSD 6.1 has timecounters. NetBSD 3.1 does not. You really want
> to test this on netbsd-4 or -current, as timecounters were added since
> the 3.x branches.
I think someone else wrote it but I can confirm it as well that the behaviour
on -current is the same. This might not be the case for everyone of course.
However, it seems you can't sleep less than about 15 ms.