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SubjectRe: Tickles scheduler
On Tue, 26 Oct 2010, Dragoslav Zaric wrote:

> [...]
>
> Is it at all possible to implement kernel without ticking, spin system
> by events and periods ?

You can compile with CONFIG_NO_HZ=n if you want a ticking kernel.

> Maybe ticking is still best solution to have fast responding system ?

My guesses are that it has already been benchmarked for speed, but you can
still test it yourself.
At least power usage/battery times is much better with a tickless kernel.

> Kind regards
>
> --
> Dragoslav Zaric

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Regards,
Martin


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