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SubjectRe: No 100 HZ timer !
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On Mon, 09 Apr 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
>
> Its worth doing even on the ancient x86 boards with the PIT. It does require
> some driver changes since
>
>
> while(time_before(jiffies, we_explode))
> poll_things();
>
> no longer works

jiffies could be replaced easily enough w/ a macro such as

#define jiffies (get_time_in_jiffies())

then driver code would not need to be touched.

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