Arend van Spriel
arend at broadcom.com
Wed May 15 15:13:37 EDT 2013
On 05/15/2013 09:09 PM, Ben Greear wrote:
> On 05/15/2013 11:30 AM, Francisco Cuesta wrote:
>> 2013/5/15 Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>:
>>> On 05/15/2013 08:32 AM, Francisco Cuesta wrote:
>>>> Hi Jouni,
>>>> I have been reading the file mac80211/mlme.c trying to find out where
>>>> that definiton was made, and I found the following definition
>>>> #define IEEE80211_AUTH_TIMEOUT (HZ / 5)
>>> HZ is the number of ticks needed to make 1 second, so this is
>>> a 200ms timeout.
>> Ticks? What kind of unit is that? I mean, does it refers to some cpu
>> cycle or signal period?
>> Then, I assume that HZ=1(s) but where is that variable defined?
> A tick is a jiffie..I should probably have used that term instead.
> I don't know exactly where it's defined..maybe only in some
> auto-generated code created by the configure process.
> grep should find it for you eventually.
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