CONFIG_PREEMPT and High Resolution Timers problem

Tony Breeds tony at
Mon Apr 6 10:24:04 EST 2009

On Sat, Apr 04, 2009 at 05:46:38PM +0530, Vijay Nikam wrote:

Hello Vijay.

> Because while searching some information regarding this I learned
> about High-Res Timers. In linux-2.6.20 x86 has this feature enabled
> rather you can enable it but not for powerpc arch, Right ? ? ? If yes
> then is there any way to add CONFIG_HIGH_RES_TIMERS feature to
> linux-2.6.20, any patch available ? ? ?  otherwise what could be the
> option ? ? ?

Getting high res times wrkign in 2.6.20 will be painful, the easyest option to
get HR timers wouyld be to grab 2.6.24 (or newer).  Of course that may cause
other pain for you.

Yours Tony

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