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SubjectRe: [RFC] Imprecise timers.
Hi!

> Instead a rounded timer after 5 seconds still ensures atleast 1s idle time on
> the CPU without the overhead.
>
> There can be many users who really don't care about the deadline or can happliy
> use rounded timers or deferrable timers. Say garbage collectors, cache_reap
> and friends, ondemand governor, vga cursor blinking comes to my mind.

Ok, maybe.

But don't try to play with vga cursor blinking; any irregularity there
will be _very_ visible_.

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