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SubjectRe: Dynamic tick for 2.6.14 - what's the plan?
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On Tue, 30 Aug 2005 12:54 pm, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 10:05:06AM +1000, Con Kolivas wrote:
> > On Tue, 30 Aug 2005 08:42, Christopher Friesen wrote:
> > > Lee Revell wrote:
> > > > The controversy over the introduction of CONFIG_HZ demonstrated the
> > > > urgency of getting a dynamic tick solution merged before 2.6.14.
> > > >
> > > > Anyone care to give a status report? Con, do you feel that the last
> > > > version you posted is ready to go in?
> > >
> > > Last time I got interested in this, the management of the event queues
> > > was still a fairly major performance hit.
> > >
> > > Has this overhead been brought down to reasonable levels?
> >
> > Srivatsa is still working on the smp-aware scalable version, so it's back
> > in the development phase.
>
> Has there been an updated version of Thomas's C-state bus-mastering
> measurement patch?

Same issue, it's waiting on dynticks before being reworked.

Cheers,
Con
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