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

Steve Kann stevek at stevek.com
Tue Jun 7 09:16:29 MST 2005

Gilad Ben-Yossef wrote:

> 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.

Not enough for what?  What do you need to do that 10ms resultion isn't 


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