[vdr] [PATCH] limit streamdev client's ringbuffer timeouts to more sane values

Stone syphyr at gmail.com
Sat Apr 7 06:36:10 CEST 2007


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> I tried the 1us -> (1000|10000)us sleep approach first, before using the
> ringbuffer timeouts -- saw no noticeable difference wrt performance.
> 10ms timeouts seemed to be enough (it's the resolution of a HZ==100
> kernel)
> and gave similar interrupt and cs numbers as w/ low-res timers.



Is this patch for streamdev a direct result from selecting the new "Tickless
System (Dynamic Ticks)" option in kernel 2.6.21?  If yes, then does the new
"dynamic" timer effect vdr's performance as well?

Best Regards.
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