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Subject: Re: Use SLEEP instruction for longer (?) runtime

Re: Use SLEEP instruction for longer (?) runtime

From: Björn Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 11:20:55 +0100

Simon Elén wrote:
> True, but not very much is done before it goes to sleep again.

Yes, but every thread only "sleeps" by constantly polling the tick counter. They all need to wake up and check the counter every tick.

> Also, when playing it still needs to wake up every 1ms to poll the
> MAS, right?

Only for players. The recorders have a working demand interrupt.

Received on 2003-01-22

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