I am Dave Jing Tian, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University working on system security. My research involves embedded systems, operating systems, and trusted computing. All opinions are my own.
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Compared to start a timer directly in certain kernel thread which will make the thread sleep for a while, using a kernel timer may be much more desired without stopping the current working thread. This post demonstrates a live example … Continue reading
This post introduces a general way to handle multiple timers using one thread using C. K.R.K.C. -daveti 1. what is timer? The essence of timer is eventually a thread (either Python or Java threads are actually mapped and executed as … Continue reading