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Re: [patch 8/8] prism54/islpci_dev: replace schedule_timeout() with msl

To: Margit Schubert-While <margitsw@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [patch 8/8] prism54/islpci_dev: replace schedule_timeout() with msleep()
From: maximilian attems <janitor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2004 10:24:33 +0200
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On Thu, 02 Sep 2004, Margit Schubert-While wrote:

> I agree with Jean and add the following :
> You are assuming HZ = 1000.
> In 2.4, HZ = 100 (And in 2.6, HZ is not necessarily = 1000).

shure, 
but this is an argument for msleep as it uses msecs as unit,
which don't depend on your arch. 
(well physics says different for arch/relativistic :)

> The prism54 code base is identical between 2.4/2.6 and is
> maintained as such in the project.
> Therefore, I look forward to your implementation of msleep()
> in 2.4  ;-)

2.4 is closed for such stuff, you'll know that better than me,
it shouldn't hinder 2.6 in it's progression.
one day you will need to branch.

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maks
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