[ntp:questions] ntpd and database servers

nodata lsof at nodata.co.uk
Fri Jan 15 08:19:33 UTC 2010

Am 2010-01-15 08:40, schrieb David Woolley:
> unruh wrote:
>> man adjtimes
>> -t val, --tick val
>> Set the number of microseconds that should be added to the
>> system time for each kernel tick interrupt. For a kernel with
>  From previous replies, it looks like recent Linux versions and that for
> the OP's unnamed OS, violate this description.
> Linux 2.4, internally and at the API used by this utiilty, does obey the
> description that you quote.
> My guess is that there is has been some dumbing down of the naive user
> interface, or that tickless kernels mean that microseconds per tick is
> no longer a meaningful concept.

*confused* What does a 2.6 tickless kernel do?

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