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The timer API: size or type safety?

The timer API: size or type safety?

Posted Dec 7, 2006 18:58 UTC (Thu) by gnb (subscriber, #5132)
In reply to: The timer API: size or type safety? by liljencrantz
Parent article: The timer API: size or type safety?

>internal kernel memory use has not had a noticable effect on overall
>memory
Depends on your target system: for a lot of embedded platforms memory is
a lot smaller, and userspace is also much reduced, so the kernel can
account for a much larger proportion of the memory used.


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The timer API: size or type safety?

Posted Dec 7, 2006 23:12 UTC (Thu) by liljencrantz (guest, #28458) [Link]

True, but I think there should be a limit to the kinds of tradeoffs that are made while trying to make Linux scale up and down. Stability is very important to me.


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