This article is from a FAQ concerning SCO operating systems. While some of the information may be applicable to any OS, or any Unix or Linux OS, it may be specific to SCO Xenix, Open There is lots of Linux, Mac OS X and general Unix info elsewhere on this site: Search this site is the best way to find anything.
This is an ancient post with no relevance to modern systems.
Some fast machines (typically high-end Pentium systems) may be too fast for a timing loop in the kernel. Apply oss424a, which patches this timing loop.
Got something to add? Send me email.