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Could you please give any basic example of a kernel timer (start_ktimer) implementation in Ubuntu?

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This doesn't seem to be ubuntu-specific - perhaps you should ask on stackoverflow instead? – ImaginaryRobots Oct 27 '10 at 20:06
Or it could perhaps be asked at Unix.SE. – Eliah Kagan Aug 22 '12 at 8:21

Kernel timers are described here:

A quick example for a kernel module can be seen under the section "code for /proc/jitimer".

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