My newyear's resolution is...

Paul Herman pherman at
Thu Jan 8 13:04:07 PST 2004

On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai wrote:

> -On [20040108 02:32], Paul Herman (pherman at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> >Now DragonFly has a HZ timer that ticks as fast (and only as fast)
> >as it should.  Way to go Matt.
> It might be much to ask, but could you update your page with the new
> results and possibly show old and new results?  I am interested. :)

OK, I ran some more tests this morning, and updated the webpage.
Same place:

> On a sidenote, it would make a nice page to have on our projects
> part of the df site.  Shows how simple things can be proven and
> then worked out towards a fix.

Sounds like a good idea.  I also feel that this is a typical
example where asking a purely academic question that has no real
practical application (seriously, how many people have a good
reason to care how accurate sleep is?) leads to certain discoveries
that can have real world implications.

Heh, the same academic thinking that put the "B" in BSD.


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