[parisc-linux] Generic light-weight syscall.

Matthew Wilcox willy@debian.org
Mon, 28 Jul 2003 20:14:20 +0100

On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 03:04:55PM -0400, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> > You know, you don't even need kernel help for this.  According to page
> > 2-5 of the Kane book, the Interval Timer is accessible by non-privileged
> > instructions.
> Isn't this going to be different for all CPU's? Which means if you get
> scheduled around you might see negative moving time?

We discussed this in the Black Thorn ... record what value you last
returned to the user and never return less than that.

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