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SubjectRe: [patch 13/20] timer: Switch to a non cascading wheel
On Thu, 16 Jun 2016, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

> I think there's 2 elements on the interface.
>
> 1) having a relative interface to the current time (avoid use of
> absolute jiffies in drivers)

That's the easy part :)

> 2) having wallclock units. Making HZ always be 1000 is effectively
> doing that as well (1 msec after all)

Right. And it allows us to switch over the whole code base w/o fiddling with
it in one go. Cleanups should obviously take place after that.

Thanks,

tglx

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