RTAI-3.1 as pwm - performance question

Gilles Chanteperdrix gilles.chanteperdrix at laposte.net
Fri Oct 22 11:00:14 CEST 2004


Jakub Mikolaj Lamik wrote:
 > Problems are appearing when I'm heavily overloading my system  (i.e.
 > building kernel 
 > with "make -j" option, using VNC etc.). I can observe jitter which is up
 > to 20 us. 

You are not overloading your system heavily enough or not running your
test long enough, try and run :

while :; do dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/foo bs=1M count=500; sync; rm /tmp/foo; done

the jitter should go beyond 40 us.

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					    Gilles Chanteperdrix.




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