[clug] Any Timers Faster than 10ms?

Carter, Michael Michael.Carter at dsto.defence.gov.au
Mon Dec 1 09:19:11 EST 2003

For those who are intereseted - the following turned out to be a good source of interrupts:


The module is here:

> Your only hope IMHO is to write a kernel module that has an interrupt
> handler, as you say, and find a good source of interrupts. I think 100
> Hz is a pretty standard frequency on PCs although you might find
> something faster in the hardware. Kernel timers give you the 
> accuracy of
> whatever the underlying hardware is, which from memory is 100Hz, but
> don't guarantee that you get executed as the first tasklet in 
> the timer
> queue. If you can handle a few jobs sometimes running before you then
> this would be OK, but still the resolution is 10 ms.

> Have fun,
> Darren

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