Re: [PATCH 1/6] new timeofday core subsystem for -mm (v.B3)

From: Roman Zippel
Date: Sat Jun 18 2005 - 07:03:18 EST


On Fri, 17 Jun 2005, john stultz wrote:

> o Uses nanoseconds as the kernel's base time unit

Maybe I missed it, but was there ever a conclusive discussion about the
perfomance impact this has?
I see lots of new u64 variables. I'm especially interested how this code
scales down to small and slow machines, where such a precision is absolute
overkill. How do these patches change current and possibly common time

bye, Roman
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