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Re: nanosleep() for shorted than schedule slice writes:

>On Sun, Jul 02, 2017 at 01:16:15PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> The solution is to implement "tickless kernel". It is not that difficult.

>It looks like we are always descheduling the thread, not jut because we
>got a clock tick. even a tickless kernel won't help stupid.

A tickless kernel would wake the thread in time and let it preempt
a running thread when necessary.

Of course, for this to work nicely, the sleeping thread needs to
be woken up at a high enough priority. But that's a different problem.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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