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Re: rfc: high-resolution timer framework
On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 11:23:54AM +0300, Alexander Shishkin wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 01:48:35PM +0300, Alexander Shishkin wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 02:07:48PM +0300, Alexander Shishkin wrote:
> > > On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 05:35:04PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> > > Now I've come to think of it, in the present of these patches it really
> > > is similar to CLOCK_MONOTONIC, not CLOCK_REALTIME, but that's not the
> > > case. I wanted to propose to have both in kernel for a certain time so
> > > that it is easier to compare using various benchmarks, which is better
> > > and what performance issues might arise with both.
> > >
> > > After that, if the idea proves feasible (which I hope it does), callout
> > > mechanism could be made to use this approach as well, instead of the
> > > periodic timer interrupt.
> > >
> > > And after that, we can start thinking about eliminating the periodic
> > > timer interrupt per se whenever a one-shot hardware timers are
> > > available.
> > Here's  the updated patchset, against current HEAD.
> Once again, the updated patchset is here . The most recent patchset
> is also linked here .
> : http://koowaldah.org/people/ash/netbsd/221008/
> : http://koowaldah.org/people/ash/netbsd/PENDING-CURRENT/
I cannot find a manual page. Have I overlooked it?
Does this provide high-resolution timers to kernel subsystems?
David Young OJC Technologies
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