Linux kernel and game performance?

Shachar Shemesh shachar at
Tue Oct 26 07:37:44 CDT 2010

On 26/10/10 14:09, Dan Kegel wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 7:23 AM, Shachar Shemesh<shachar at>  wrote:
>> I thought TICKLESS did away with the timer resolution issues.
> There might still be some, and there are lots of knobs to tweak on
> the kernel, perhaps default settings are not optimal.
More details would certainly be welcome.
>> Also, I'm not aware of any easy high frequency timers in Windows. Which API
>> does it use?
> I think he said Sleep().

My mistake. I was referring to sub-millisecond precision, which is 
irrelevant to this discussion.


Shachar Shemesh
Lingnu Open Source Consulting Ltd.

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