Em Terça 14 Março 2006 13:59, Rodrigo Rosenfeld Rosas escreveu:

>Em Terça 14 Março 2006 13:46, Jan Kiszka escreveu:
>>>>> ... Another one is for timeouts on short delays. In
>>>>> those cases, we want a good resolution, but this should be independent
>>>>> of the user's timer choice IMO.
>>>> And this is something rtdm_clock_read_tsc() will obviously not be for.
>>> Please, take a look in my case. The specification recommends wait at
>>> least Xus before testing a bit. But the time to wait is not constant, it
>>> can vary a few microseconds. So, I busy wait Xus and then do some code
>>> like:
>>> rtdm_task_busy_sleep(X*1000);
>>> start_time = rtdm_clock_read[_tsc]();
>>> do {
>>> condition=testbit();
>>> } while (! condition && (time_passed(start_time) < TIMEOUT));
>>> But if the user specifies a periodic timer, with tickval=1ms, then my
>>> driver will be too slow. I could busy wait TIMEOUT before testing, and it
>>> would be faster then the above code in this case. But I would like to go
>>> away as soon as possible, ie, just after the bit has been set...
>>This is how the eepr100 driver of RTnet handles it, though RTnet would
>>not work very well in periodic mode. Actually, this has been ported over
>>from Linux where you do not have a portable API for reading the TSC, I
>>static inline int rt_wait_for_cmd_done(long cmd_ioaddr, const char *cmd)
>>    while (inb(cmd_ioaddr) != 0) {
>>        if (wait-- == 0)
>>            return 1;
>>        rtdm_task_busy_sleep(1000);
>>    }
>>    return 0;
>>(Hmm, BTW, de-inlining might be worth considering...)
>>So this works at a polling period of 1 us, but you may also reduce it,
>>though this would certainly degrade the accuracy further. For sure, the
>>accuracy is slightly worse than with your pattern. Would this matter to
>> you?
>No, in my case it doesn't matter. I'll adopt this way of doing it.

Thinking better, I would need such a function for registering the timestamp of 
the captured frame on the irq handler...


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