[Asterisk-Dev] High resolution timers using POSIX clocks instead of zaptel

Gilad Ben-Yossef gilad at codefidence.com
Tue Jun 7 08:11:51 MST 2005

Derek Smithies wrote:

> Does anyone have some realworld experience on a recent machine & software 
> timers to prove they are still a bad idea?

Fact of life - on a 2.4 Linux kernel for x86 or PPC the timer resolution 
is 10ms (look for the HZ macro in /usr/src/linux/include/asm/param.h) 
That's simply not enough.

2.6 is a whole different kettle of fish.


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