[RFC/RFT] calloutng

Alfred Perlstein bright at mu.org
Fri Feb 15 07:56:59 UTC 2013

[ added Luigi Rizzo to thread ]

On 2/11/13 12:26 PM, Davide Italiano wrote:
> [trimmed old mails]
> Here's a new version of the patch:
> http://people.freebsd.org/~davide/patches/calloutng-11022012.diff
> Significant bits changed (after wider discussion and suggestion by phk@):
> - Introduction of the new sbintime_t type (32.32 fixed point) with the
> respective conversion (sbintime2bintime, sbintime2timeval etc...)
> - switch from 64.64 (struct bintime) format to measure time to sbintime_t
> - Use sbintime_t to represent expected sleep time instead of measuring
> it in microseconds (cpu_idle_acpi(), cpu_idle_spin() ...).

Luigi and I discussed this at BAFUG tonight and he expressed an interest 
in shepherding the code in at this point.

Luigi, can you reiterate any points that still remain before we 
integrate this code?

thank you,

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