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SubjectRe: [PATCH]: allow notsc option for buggy cpus
On Sat, Mar 10, 2001 at 01:19:03AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > My IBM Thinkpad 600E changes between 100MHz and 400MHz depending if the
> > power is on. This means gettimeofday goes backwards if you boot with the
> Intel speedstep CPU.
> > Even so, we should really catch these cpus at run time.
> Intel are being remarkably reluctant on the documentation front. We have
> the AMD speed change docs, but the intel ones (chipset not cpu based
> primarily) don't seem to be publically available. In fact the 815M manual
> looks like someone quite pointedly went through and removed the relevant
> material before publication

Isn't that one of the things that the ACPI is for ?
Aren't we supposed to use ACPI for this ?

/Matti Aarnio
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