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SubjectRe: [timer] max timeout
Le Wed, 23 May 2001 16:58:15 +0200 (MET DST)
Andrzej Krzysztofowicz <ankry@pg.gda.pl> a ecrit :

> "sebastien person wrote:"
> > Is it bad to do the following call ?
> >
> > mod_timer(&timer, jiffies+(0.1*HZ));
>
> Yes, it is bad. Don't use floating point in the kernel if you don't
need.

So, there is a good solution to fire the timer after 100 ms ?
And is there any max limitation on the expires value ?

e.g. what is the biggest time period we could have between timer call and
the execution of the timer function ?



>
> > that might fire the timer 1/10 second later.
>
> HZ/10 is much better ...
>
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