RFC: New event timers infrastructure

Brandon Gooch jamesbrandongooch at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 15:58:02 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 9:40 AM, Alexander Motin <mav at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Brandon Gooch wrote:
>> Alexander, do you feel that the code is at a stage where meaningful
>> user testing can occur?
> I think yes. I've touched a lot of legacy code, so it would be nice to
> know what I may have broken. For example, i8254 and RTC drivers now more
> dependent on attaching to PnP/ACPI reported hardware. I am not sure if
> there still any legacy system which not doing that. The oldest system I
> have tested was P-III Celeron. Unluckily my small development SSD is too
> "large" for my Pentium board's BIOS. :)
> There is still work planned, but I hope it won't require major changes
> in already written code.
> --
> Alexander Motin

I'm giving http://people.freebsd.org/~mav/et.20100607.patch a go right now...

After patching and recompiling the kernel, I'm up and running.

What information/feedback would you like to see from us users?


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