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Kernel Comparison: Linux (2.6.21) versus Windows (Vista)

 

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Hardware Clock

Hardware Clock Linux Windows
ticklessYN
timer interrupt frequency default - uniprocessor (#321, #322)250Hz100Hz
timer interrupt frequency build time configurable - uniprocessor (#321, #322)unlimitedN
timer interrupt frequency - multiprocessor (#321, #322)250Hz66.6Hz
timer interrupt frequency build time configurable - multiprocessor (#321, #322)unlimitedN

 

Hardware High-Resolution timer

Hardware High-Resolution timer Linux Windows
Time Stamp Counter (RDTSC) - uniprocessor (#323, #324)YY
Time Stamp Counter (RDTSC) - multiprocessor (#323, #324)YY

 

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