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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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