Re: dynamic-hz

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Tue Dec 14 2004 - 05:02:11 EST


> Even before thinking at using the one-shot timer, I would like to
> fix the lost tick compensation of current production 2.6.9, only then we
> can talk about tickless by using a one-shot timer. If we can't do the
> lost-tick compensation without screwing the system time, I don't see how
> we can do the one-shot timer without screwing the system time.

Are you using CONFIG_HPET_TIMER by chance? It seems to be missing some
strategic -1, TSC (etc) get it right.
People were complaining that M$ turns users into beta-testers...
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