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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Replace timer_bh with tasklet
On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 11:07:32AM -0700, george anzinger wrote:

>
> I reasoned that the timers, unlike most other I/O, directly drive the system.
> For example, the time slice is counted down by the timer BH. By pushing the
> timer out to ksoftirqd, running at nice 19, you open the door to a compute
> bound task running over its time slice (admittedly this should be caught on
> the next interrupt).

I have had some problems with timers delayed up to 0.06s in 2.4 kernels,
could that be this problem?

Richard


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