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SubjectRe: Timestamp counters on SMP
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Followup to:  <E12a59F-00016T-00@the-village.bc.nu>
By author: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> > Do you know of any application using TSC?
>
> Several
>
> > If yes, how does this application work on i386?
>
> They use RDTSC. Unless you set magic flags RDTSC is accessible from user
> space on anything from a later 486 stepping onwards.
>
>

I think the question is how do they run on an 80386. The answer is,
"they don't, and it doesn't matter."

-hpa
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