cvs commit: src/sys/sys time.h src/sys/kern kern_time.c

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Sun Nov 27 09:32:03 GMT 2005

In message <200511270055.jAR0tIkF032480 at>, Robert Watson writes:

>  This offers a minimum update rate of 1/HZ,
>  but in practice will often be more frequent due to the frequency of
>  time stamping in the kernel:

Not quite...

The precision is guaranteed to be no worse than 1msec, and is unlikely to
be significantly better.

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