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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] High-res-timers part 2 (x86 platform code) take 5.1
On Wed, 9 Oct 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:

| On Wed, 9 Oct 2002, george anzinger wrote:
| >
| > This patch, in conjunction with the "core" high-res-timers
| > patch implements high resolution timers on the i386
| > platforms.
|
| I really don't get the notion of partial ticks, and quite frankly, this
| isn't going into my tree until some major distribution kicks me in the
| head and explains to me why the hell we have partial ticks instead of just
| making the ticks shorter.
| -

Carrier Grade Linux is not a distro, but we do integrate these
patches into the CGL patches and will continue to use it.

Please consider adding it to 2.5.

Thanks,
--
~Randy

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