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SubjectRe: rdtsc to mili secs?
Followup to:  <>
By author: Pavel Machek <>
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> > Actually, on machines where RDTSC works correctly, you'd like to use
> > that to detect a lost timer interrupt.
> >
> > It's tough, it really is :(
> Well, my patch did not do that but you probably want lost timer
> interrupt detection so that you avoid false alarms.
> But that means you can no longer detect speed change after 10msec:
> going from 150MHz to 300MHz is very similar to one lost timer
> interrupt.

That's the point.

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