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    SubjectRe: [parisc-linux] Re: [PATCH] Fix the cpumask rewrite
    On Sat, Jun 26, 2004 at 11:54:38PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:

    > For most uses jiffies should die. If drivers could not access jiffies
    > except by a (possibly trivial) helper then it would be a huge step
    > closer to being able to run embedded linux without a continually running
    > timer.

    I'm all for that, except last I counted there are about 5000 users of
    jiffies. What do you suggest as a replacement API?

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