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Re: [RFC][PATCH] new timeofday core subsystem (v. A2)
On Mon, 2005-01-24 at 16:08 -0800, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Jan 2005, john stultz wrote:
> > Yep, performance is a big concern. Re-working ntp_scale() is still on my
> > TODO list. I just didn't get to it in this release.
> This is a hopeless endeavor if you look at the function.
> Throw ntp_scale out and calculate a scaling factor during the ticks. At
> tick time then you may forward the clock a few ns in order to correct it
> otherwise monkey around with the scaling factor.
We talked about this last time. I do intend to re-work ntp_scale() so
its not a function call, much as you describe above.
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