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Re: rfc: high-resolution timer framework

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 03:47:56PM +0000, Mindaugas Rasiukevicius wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 12:10:28PM +0000, Mindaugas Rasiukevicius wrote:
> > > Any concerns on this patch?
> > 
> > Hooking this into timecounters is a completely wrong abstraction.
> > I'm fine with the userland side, but the kernel internals are simply
> > wrong.
> It seems we agree that a long-term solution would be basing everything on
> callouts, however this code could still be a short-term solution.
It's not quite like a short-term solution, but more a first step in the
general direction of kernel high-resolution timers. Existing callouts
interface would have to be changed as well to achieve what we're after.
Some ideas were mentioned on the wiki page [1].



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