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SubjectRe: [PATCH] CDROM: replace jiffies busyloop with msleep
On 05/23/2007 09:34 PM, Alan Cox wrote:

>> driver was snappy in that regard. When I replaced our sleeping loop with a
>> busy-wait same as the original the snappyness returned and moreover, reading
>> the TOC from the CD went from something close to a minute to approximately a
>> second. Thought that minute was just because I was dealing with an old junk
>> 1-speed drive...
>
> It happens. If you want to be fairer you can check need_resched in the
> loop so that you still share the CPU fairly with other users.

Thanks for the tip -- I'll do this.

Rene.

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