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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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