[Nottingham] A "Tickless" Linux kernel?

Roger Light roger at atchoo.org
Wed Jul 11 11:22:16 BST 2007

On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 12:48:25AM +0100, Peter Chang wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Jul 2007, Martin wrote:
> [...]
> >Here's looking forward to the 2.6.21(+) kernels! (Or whichever it gets
> >into.)
> Erm, it's already in 2.6.21 and Fedora 7 runs fine on my laptop though the 
> ipw3945 wifi module and suspend-to-ram doesn't work (hibernate does).

Absolutely - I've been running it for a good while now and managed to
reduce the number of wakeups per second from $something to

However - tickless support for x86-64 won't be available until 2.6.23.
As 2.6.22 just came out, 2.6.23 should be another 3 months away.


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