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SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386: Selectable Frequency of the Timer Interrupt
Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:

>On Thu, 2005-07-14 at 16:49, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
>
>>On Thu, 14 Jul 2005, Lee Revell wrote:
>>
>>
>>>And I'm incredibly frustrated by this insistence on hard data when it's
>>>completely obvious to anyone who knows the first thing about MIDI that
>>>HZ=250 will fail in situations where HZ=1000 succeeds.
>>>
>>>
>>Ok, guys. How many people have this MIDI thing? How many of you can't be
>>bothered to set the default to suit your usage?
>>
>>
>>
>>>It's straight from the MIDI spec. Your argument is pretty close to "the
>>>MIDI spec is wrong, no one can hear the difference between 1ms and 4ms".
>>>
>>>
>>No.
>>
>>YOUR argument is "nobody else matters, only I do".
>>
>>MY argument is that this is a case of give and take.
>>
>>
>
>Take from "few" multimedia users, give to "many" laptop users. Where
>"few" and "many" are not very well defined quantities, but obviously
>"many" > "few" :-)
>
Of course that assumes that these are not the same users, which clearly
isn't true in all cases.

--
bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
CTO TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with small computers since 1979

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