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    SubjectRe: [parisc-linux] Re: [PATCH] Fix the cpumask rewrite
    On Sad, 2004-06-26 at 23:48, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > "jiffies" is one of the few things that I accept as volatile, since it's
    > basically read-only and accessed directly and has no internal structure
    > (ie it's a single word).

    For most uses jiffies should die. If drivers could not access jiffies
    except by a (possibly trivial) helper then it would be a huge step
    closer to being able to run embedded linux without a continually running

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