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LXer 02-21-2008 09:50 PM

LXer: Just what makes Linux tick
 
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Last time, we spoke about the Linux process scheduler and how it runs in the shadows swapping processes in and out of a running state so everyone gets a stab at the CPU. Today we’ll go over how the kernel keeps track of time and just what it means to do something in a jiffy.

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