[ECOS] System timer resolution and TCP/IP package

Jurica Baricevic jura@INTESIS.hr
Thu Feb 14 08:35:00 GMT 2002


Grant Edwards wrote (Tuesday, February 12, 2002 19:26):
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 09:07:59AM +0100, Jurica Baricevic wrote:
> > Grant Edwards wrote (Friday, January 25, 2002 21:17):
> > > > > > > It would be awfully nice if this got into 2.0 -- has the
> > > > > > > deadline passed for that?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Nope.
> > > > >
> > > > > If help is needed in order to get this into 2.0, I could pry
> > > > > loose some hours...
> > > >
> > > > Well, it's not one of the things likely to get fixed otherwise
> > > > :-|. If you don't get round to fixing it, it would probably be
> > > > good to submit it as a bug so we don't lose it.
> > >
> > > If somebody else is working on it I don't want to duplicate
> > > efforts.  Has anybody started?
> >
> > Well, I have just tried the first two (trivial) modifications
> from my list
> > and at the first glance the clock tick looked good. Since I am also
> > interested in running network package at 1ms I could also lose
> some time on
> > getting it.
>
> I just heard from another customer who'd like system timer
> resolution better than 10ms (and he wants network stuff to
> work).  This looks like something I'm going to want to provide
> in the near future.
>
> Is there anything I can help work on or test?
>

Sorry for delayed response, but I've been very busy these days. :-/
Unfortunately, I didn't have enough time to try anything more than the above
mentioned simple modifications (regarding the 1ms tick, of course). Luckily,
I've been using the modified network stack (1ms) since then and transferred
gigabytes of data without any trouble.
Since I am dealing with a very important project right now, and since it is
not related to the 1ms network support, I am not able to help you with the
patches right now. However, I could apply any of your patches and put them
in the stress tests (because they are automated and do not require my
effort) to transfer another couple of gigabytes.

Regards,
Jura



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