The HyperNews Linux KHG Discussion Pages

News: 10 ms timer patch

Forum: The Linux Kernel Hackers' Guide
Re: Question Need quicker timer than 100 ms in kernel-module (Erik Thiele)
Keywords: TIMER
Date: Thu, 09 Jan 1997 03:55:29 GMT
From: Reinhold J. Gerharz <>

The "little engines" are call stepper-motors.

I have a kernel patch that allows a module to insert a high-priority hook function on the timer interrupt. It's very simple, actually. I can email it, as I don't have a web or ftp site of my own.


1. None: Please send me the patch by Jin Hwang