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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.16 kernel/printk.c (per processorinitializationcheck)
    >>>>> On Sat, 8 Dec 2001 11:27:19 +0000 (GMT), Alan Cox <> said:

    >> I'm no x86 expert, but I have the impression that
    >> current_cpu_data.loops_per_jiffy will be invalid (probably 0)
    >> until smp_store_cpu_info() is called in smp_callin(). If so, a
    >> console driver using udelay() might not work properly. I suspect
    >> there are other issues, but this is just based on looking at the
    >> x86 source code for 5 minutes.

    Alan> x86_udelay_tsc wont have been set at that point so the main
    Alan> timer is still being used.

    x86 does use current_cpu_data.loops_per_jiffy in the non-TSC case, no?

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