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SubjectRe: How to measure time accurately.

>In some cases you can simply count jiffies - depending on how accurate you
>need to time things I'd say that often something like this is adequate :

These "some cases" exclude this one:
If interrupts are disabled, a jiffy might be missed. Take care.

If you are on UP and want to measure within
- a tick [when using preempt]
- kernel space [no preempt]
disabled interrupts should usually not be the case.


Jan Engelhardt
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