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Re: MSEC_TO_JIFFIES is messed up...

To: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: MSEC_TO_JIFFIES is messed up...
From: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 14:07:29 -0700
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Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> yet another patch - this time it's: complete, covers irda, accelerates
>  HZ=100, unifies the slightly differing namespaces and compiles/boots as
>  well.
> 
> ...
> 
> [hz-cleanup-2.6.6-A2  text/plain (2657 bytes)]

This doesn't have the little round up which some implementations had, so
someone who tries to sleep for 9 millisscondes on a 100HZ box may end up in
a busywait.  Looks risky.

The SCTP version looks like it'll generate awful code, so let's not use
that.


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