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SubjectRe: IOAPIC and 8254
David Woodhouse wrote:
>
> > there is the (valid) argument that raw unscaled values are very
> > useful for debugging.
>
> Fine. So export HZ and raw data.

raw values + units. (no need for a universal HZ)


> It has also been suggested that we scale the values which we output to
> userspace - not to seconds but to the original value of HZ which we used to use
> on that architecture. This would appear to give us the worst of both worlds.

but it lets you raise HZ while waiting for the "proper" solution to
be implemented without hacking a lot of apps.


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