On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 06:28:31PM +0000, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> Mark Mielke wrote:
> > Or, fix sys_poll(). With the +1, this means that sys_poll() would have
> > a 1 in 1001 chance per second of returning one jiffie too early.
> Nope. Read the expression again.
Sorry... not 1 in 1001... almost 100% chance of returning of one
jiffie too many. In practice, even on a relatively idle system,
the process will not be able to wake up as frequently as it might
be able to expect.
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