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Re: loops_per_sec

To: Pete Popov <>
Subject: Re: loops_per_sec
From: Keith M Wesolowski <>
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2001 19:03:24 -0800
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>, "" <>
In-reply-to: <>; from on Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 05:46:10PM -0800
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On Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 05:46:10PM -0800, Pete Popov wrote:

> The variable loops_per_sec has become loops_per_jiffy around 2.4.1,
> breaking the mips delay functions.  I edited include/asm-mips/delay.h to
> rename the variable.  There's other places in mips64 where loops_per_sec
> is being used. Furthermore, since it's loops per "jiffy", the delay must
> be further increased by a factor of HZ.  

A partial fix appears to be in place for mips already.  This patch
should complete the picture.  I need people using mips and mips64 to
confirm that it works please; I can't test it right now.

Keith M Wesolowski <>
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