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SubjectRe: schedule()
On Tue, 26 Feb 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> "Richard B. Johnson" wrote:
> >
> > I just read on this list that:
> >
> > while(something)
> > {
> > current->policy |= SCHED_YIELD;
> > schedule();
> > }
> >
> > Will no longer be allowed in a kernel module! If this is true, how
> > do I loop, waiting for a bit in a port, without wasting CPU time?
>
> Call yield() or better yet, schedule_timeout()
>
> In 2.4, define the above to be yield() in some compatibility module...

Okay, thanks. I'll change my code to YIELD and define a macro for
both versions.


Cheers,
Dick Johnson

Penguin : Linux version 2.4.1 on an i686 machine (797.90 BogoMips).

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