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SubjectRe: [PATCH] lp.c, eexpress.c jiffies cleanup
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> afterwards.  Sucking all CPU for 20 seconds and locking everything else
> out isn't an acceptable method IMHO.


There are drivers that do this WITH INTERRUPTS OFF. Some systems (e.g.
Cobalt) have short-interval watchdog timers, and when someone uses one of
these drivers, they just see spontaneous reboots. Ick.


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