[Haifux] [HAIFUX LECTURE] How Time Flies: Jiffies, Hi-Res Timers and the Tickless Kernel

Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda ladypine at gmail.com
Sun Jul 26 12:56:39 IDT 2009


Dear all,

Gilad's talk has been canceled due to unfortunate circumstances.

He apologises, and promises to make it up later...

Orna.

On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 8:54 PM, Eli Billauer<eli at billauer.co.il> wrote:
> On Monday, July 27th at 18:30, Haifux will gather to hear Gilad Ben-Yossef's
> talk
>    How Time Flies: Jiffies, Hi-Res Timers and the Tickless Kernel:
>
> Abstract
>
> This lecture describes the Linux time keeping mechanism and related
> features, covering:
>
>     * Jiffies and HZ: how the Linux kernel measure the passing of time
>     * Hi-Res Timers: Accuracy and precision of the Linux time keeping code
>     * Clock sources: abstractions of time keeping hardware
>     * Tick-less kernel: how the above contribute to a better Linux
> performance in real time, power consumption and virtualization domains
>
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> 17/8/09 Mesh networking; kernel, netlink and transport layer sockets: Rami
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