[ipxe-devel] undi ipxe taking 100% cpu under vmware when boot server is offline

lustu.starrysky.cru at gmail.com lustu.starrysky.cru at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 23:15:09 UTC 2011


  what would you suggest I grep for if i wanted to identify all the spots
where ipxe is spinning the cpu?


On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 14:05, <lustu.starrysky.cru at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 06:12, Michael Brown <mbrown at fensystems.co.uk>wrote:
>> On Wednesday 19 Oct 2011 20:42:30 lustu.starrysky.cru at gmail.com wrote:
>> > excuse me if I say something silly, as I am no expert in this matter...
>> > wouldn't it be _much_ easier to use a greater demultiplier for the timer
>> > interrupt, such that it will trigger more often than the default 18.2 Hz
>> > frequency?
>> The problem is that we have to cooperate with other software that will
>> expect
>> the timer to be running at the default rate.
> i had imagined that... but that'd be after jumping to the kernel right?
> couldn't we reprogram it back to 18.2 Hz right before then? or is there some
> other software running in parallel to ipxe that would need it to be set at
> 18.2 Hz?
> thanks!
> -starry-
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