[Bug 990] New: os::Timer overshoots consistently about 60us


Summary: os::Timer overshoots consistently about 60us
Product: Toolchain
Version: master
Platform: All
OS/Version: GNU/Linux
Status: NEW
Severity: normal
Priority: P3
Component: RTT
AssignedTo: orocos-dev [..] ...
ReportedBy: peter [..] ...
CC: orocos-dev [..] ...
Estimated Hours: 0.0

As reported on the ML: When programming the os::Timer, it overshoots. On one
system, this was 99% of the time 60us, but sometimes only 30us. This could be
due to how the Linux kernel / PREEMPT_RT works, or how we program it
(conversion bug).