I need some help with struct clock_event_device (please cc me)

From: Anton Ivanov
Date: Wed Jun 22 2011 - 03:15:32 EST

Hi list,

I need some help with with struct clock_event_device.

Can someone please spare the time to explain to me what exactly is delta in


It is probably me being stupid, but I do not get it. If delta is ticks (and hence HZ dependent), how is it possible to pass sub-tick values for high res timers? If delta is not ticks, exactly what it is and how does it depend on shift, mul and other fields in that structure.

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on my wall that runs counter-clockwise. -- R.A. Grace Hopper

A. R. Ivanov
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