Subject: Re: device polling system
To: Takahiro Igarashi <>
From: Steve Rumble <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/28/2003 21:34:31
On Thu, 29 May 2003 00:54:23 +0900 (JST)
Takahiro Igarashi <> wrote:

> I am now working to implement the device polling system on
> NetBSD.  The project page is at:
> The patch is still based on FreeBSD's one.  But I now start
> to select the way of implementation of it and so on.
> Fortunately my patch seems to work well.
> Comments?

From what I recall, FreeBSD's polling mode had some very noticable
ramifications for timekeeping. Does anyone know if this is endemic to a
straightforward implementation or is there a satisfactory solution?
While admittedly a nitpick, it probably warrants some investigation.