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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?


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