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SubjectRe: [PATCH] dynamic tick patch
* Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com> [050118 21:08]:
> * Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> [050118 20:22]:
> >
> > BTW. Is it possible, when entering the "idle" loop, to quickly know an
> > estimate of when the next tick shoud actually kick in ?
>
> Yes, see next_timer_interrupt() for that.

Hmmm, or maybe you mean _quick_estimate_ instead of
next_timer_interrupt()?

I don't think there's any faster way to estimate the skippable ticks
without going through the list like next_timer_interrupt already does.
Does anybody have any ideas for that?

Tony
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