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SubjectRe: Linux-Kernel Archive: No 100 HZ timer !
Hi!

> /*
> * Timeouts for various operations:
> */
> #define WAIT_DRQ (5*HZ/100) /* 50msec - spec allows up to 20ms */
> #ifdef CONFIG_APM
> #define WAIT_READY (5*HZ) /* 5sec - some laptops are very slow */

Broken broken broken. CONFIG_APM has *nothing* to do with machine being laptop.
Think ACPI, think mips handheld. You should assume 5seconds, always.

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