Re: [PATCH] Add support for deferrable timers (respun-Mar28)
From: Andi Kleen
Date: Thu Mar 29 2007 - 07:41:49 EST
> ondemand is the biggest offender and the patch below reduces the number of
> interrupts by 50% or more (depending on HZ) on different test systems here.
> Yes. There are quite a few other timers inside kernel that can be
> migrated. I will use timer_stats and track others and send in the patches
Longer term it might make sense to even expose this as a option to user space.
Maybe as a new timer in setitimer()? This might safe power with "wiggling desktop
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