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Re: Timed wait/sleep


From: Jeroen Dekkers
Subject: Re: Timed wait/sleep
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 00:33:40 +0200
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At Sun, 22 Jul 2007 17:38:14 -0400,
Alex Roman wrote:
> 
> Sorry, what do you mean by busy waiting?

Busy waiting is looping while checking whether a condition
changed. E.g.

while(condition_is_true());

It would be nicer to let the processor sleep for a while. I'm not sure
whether we can actually do that easily in GRUB however...


Jeroen Dekkers




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