select returning slow on RH 2.4.18-14 (RH 8.0) kernel.

From: Ben Greear (
Date: Thu Feb 13 2003 - 04:08:49 EST

I've been doing some testing with RH 8.0 on an Ezra 800Mhz

Even when lightly loaded select() often returns 3-9 miliseconds slower
than the timeout would suggest. I know select is not guaranteed to
return with < 10ms accuracy, but with almost no load, shouldn't it
at least return with 1ms accuracy on average?

I don't remember having this problem on other machines and RH 7.3....

Anyone seen this problem?

Compiling a stock 2.4.20 kernel for the Ezra CPU now to see if that
helps anything...


Ben Greear <>       <Ben_Greear AT>
President of Candela Technologies Inc

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