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Re: rfc: high-resolution timer framework
Cherry G. Mathew <cherry.g.mathew%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
>On 17 November 2008 13:30, Alexander Shishkin
>> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 03:47:56PM +0000, Mindaugas Rasiukevicius wrote:
>>> Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost> 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 .
>> : http://wiki.netbsd.se/high_resolution_timers#Roadmap
>Did this code ever get committed/tested/reworked ?
no, I don't think so. Perhaps the submitter lost interest?
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