Subject: Re: Improved timer code
To: Ted Lemon <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/17/1998 10:50:01
At 10:04 AM 10/17/98 , Ted Lemon wrote:
>> We should.  Though we better fix the bugs first.
>Care to elaborate?

The callout code under BSD has always been, uh, 
less than optimal.  Since it is O(n) on operations
it really sucks on slow processors (VAX, i386, etc.)

However, reading the web page indicates there are
a number of known bugs.  Those should be fixed before
we switch to it.
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