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SubjectRe: [ck] [PATCH] dynamic-tick patch modified for SMP
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On Mon, 2005-08-15 at 21:17 +0530, Srivatsa Vaddagiri wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 14, 2005 at 12:15:38AM -0400, Kyle Moffett wrote:
> > It may be a good idea to rebase this patch off the new generic time-
> > keeping
> > subsystem that John Stultz is working on.
>
> I _am_ using the new subsystem interface (->mark_offset) to catch up with lost
> ticks. Only I don't think it is that good at catching up the lost ticks if we
> skip ticks for few seconds in a stretch.

Hey Srivatsa,

The timer_opts interface is the existing interface, my work replaces it
and separates timekeeping from the timer interrupt.

You can find a cumulative version of my patch here:
http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0508.1/0982.html

thanks
-john


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