[Freeswitch-users] FreeSWITCH under the Linux 2.6.29 kernel

Jason White jason at jasonjgw.net
Mon Apr 27 17:21:18 PDT 2009

Paweł Pierścionek <pawel at voiceworks.pl> wrote:
> boot Your kernel with "divider=10 nohz=off" options :)
> Recent kernels are tickless which basically causes all freeswitch  
> timers/sleeps to fire at requested microsecond intervals.
> With nohz kernels You get hundred times more system calls with  
> freeswitch :(

Is there anything FreeSWITCH could do about this, i.e., a configuration
parameter to adjust the timers appropriately?

I'm speaking from ignorance here; it just occurs to me that the application
should be able to control this behaviour without kernel options having to be
changed, but perhaps this is not the case.

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