RFC: New event timers infrastructure

Ed Schouten ed at 80386.nl
Mon Jun 7 10:34:11 UTC 2010

Hi Alexander,

* Alexander Motin <mav at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> Ed Schouten wrote:
> > Just out of curiosity, how does this work relate to things like having a
> > tickless kernel?
> It is almost mandatory prerequisite. We can't do any fancy timer stuff
> without unified timer API. Tsuyoshi Ozawa in his Dynamic Ticks work also
> got to the same conclusion, but he was much less aggressive in rewriting
> legacy code.

That's just what I wanted to hear. Thanks!

 Ed Schouten <ed at 80386.nl>
 WWW: http://80386.nl/
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