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SubjectRe: High res timer?
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On Tue, 2005-05-10 at 14:16 -0700, Andre Eisenbach wrote:
> 2005/5/10, Matthias-Christian Ott <matthias.christian@tiscali.de>:
> >
> > What about nanosleep ()?
> >
>
> nanosleep() seems to have some latency very similar to usleep(). Isn't
> usleep based on nanosleep()?
>
> Here's what I get if I try to nanosleep for 5 secs (for testing):
>
> -> 5.009952 s
>
> The .009952 part varies, but is very close to that usually.

Is this a 2.4 kernel? The resolution on 2.6 should be 1ms, not ~10ms.

Lee

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