[SDL] Timer accuracy

Latimerius pvl at uh.cz
Mon Sep 16 03:36:01 PDT 2002


On Mon, Sep 16, 2002 at 10:20:47AM +0200, David Olofson wrote:

> However, very few operating systems support timers that can wake up 
> threads, send signals or something like that, with better than 10 ms 
> accuracy. This is because of OS scheduler design, and on some platforms, 
> there isn't much to do about it. The scheduler checks software timers at 
> 100 Hz, and that's it.

Won't rising of HZ in the Linux kernel help timer accuracy?

	latimerius





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