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Category: DOS kernel

INT 21 - European MS-DOS 4.0 - SLEEP

	AH = 89h
	CX = time in milliseconds or 0000h to give up time slice
Return: CF clear if successful
	    CX = 0000h
	CF set on error
	    AX = error code (interrupted system call)
	    CX = sleep time remaining
Desc:	suspend the calling process for the specified duration
Notes:	the sleep interval is rounded up to the next higher increment of the
	  scheduler clock, and may be extended further if other processes are
	  running
	this call may be interrupted by signals (see AH=8Dh)
	reportedly called by Microsoft C 4.0 startup code
	background processes have higher priority than the foreground process,
	  and should thus periodically yield the CPU
SeeAlso: AH=81h,INT 15/AX=1000h,INT 2F/AX=1680h,INT 7A/BX=000Ah

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