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SubjectRe: dynamic-hz
Hi!

> > Well most x86(64) these days have local APICs and that provides a
> > relatively inexpensive one shot timer mode.
>
> I doubt a one shot is appropriate. The irq latency is variable and we
> won't be able to atomically read tsc and rearm the one-shot timer. The
> intemediate error will propagate over time.

But that does not matter, right? Yes, one-shot timer will not fire
exactly at right place, but as long as you are reading TSC and basing
next shot on current time, error should not accumulate.
Pavel
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