Diff for /wikisrc/projects/project/tickless.mdwn between versions 1.1 and 1.2

version 1.1, 2016/02/22 20:50:55 version 1.2, 2016/02/22 20:52:49
Line 21  NetBSD configures a timer device to deli Line 21  NetBSD configures a timer device to deli
 This made sense when timer devices were expensive to program and CPUs  This made sense when timer devices were expensive to program and CPUs
  ran at MHz.   ran at MHz.
 But today, CPUs run at GHz; timers on modern x86, arm, mips,  But today, CPUs run at GHz; timers on modern x86, arm, mips,
  etc. hardware is cheap to reprogram; programs expect greater than   etc. hardware are cheap to reprogram; programs expect greater than
  10 ms resolution for sleep times; and mandatory periodic activity on   10 ms resolution for sleep times; and mandatory periodic activity on
  idle machines wastes power.   idle machines wastes power.
   

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