43 95 96 97 98 99 the flow of time on a computer

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Unformatted text preview: 9.9 The Flow of Time on a Computer System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 450 Process Scheduling and Timer Interrupts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 451 Time from an Application Program’s Perspective . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 452 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 456 Reading the Process Timers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 456 Accuracy of Process Timers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 457 IA32 Cycle Counters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 460 The Effects of Context Switching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 462 Caching and Other Effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 463 The à -Best Measurement Scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467 Measuring Time by Interval Counting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2010 for the course ELECTRICAL 360 taught by Professor Schultz during the Spring '10 term at BYU.

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