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    SubjectRe: Missed jiffies
    Hi!

    > > lap tops), is the fact that TSC is NOT clocked at a fixed rate. It is
    > > affected by throttling (reduced in 12.5% increments) and by power
    > > management.
    >
    > If the TSC is affected by HLT, throttling, or C2 power management, the
    > TSC is broken (as it is on Cyrix chips, for example.) The TSC usually
    > *is* affected by C3 power management, but the OS should be aware of
    > C3.

    Add thinkpad 560X (pentium/MMX) and toshiba 4030cdt (celeron) to your
    blacklist, then. I believe that by your definition *many* sstems are
    broken.
    Pavel
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    Philips Velo 1: 1"x4"x8", 300gram, 60, 12MB, 40bogomips, linux, mutt,
    details at http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/velo/index.html.

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