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SubjectRe: keyboard and USB problems (Re: 2.6.2-rc1-mm2)
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On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 11:54, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 11:27:41AM -0800, john stultz wrote:
> > Well, loops_per_jiffy is actually being measured correctly as we're
> > using the acpi pm timesource to time udelay(). However there is a loss
> > of resolution using the slower time source, so udelay(1) might take
> > longer then 1 us.
>
> Longer udelay shouldn't cause trouble. Shorter one definitely would.

Hmm.

> > If that is going to cause problems, then we'll need to pull out the
> > use-pmtmr-for-delay_pmtmr patch. I guess our only option is then to use
> > the TSC for delay_pmtrm() (as a loop based delay fails in other cases).
> > I'll write that up and send it your way, Andrew.
>
> I've seen the PM timer breaking the mouse operation rather badly in the
> past, the lost-sync check was triggering for many people when the PM
> timer was used. This implies time inacurracy in the range of 0.5
> seconds. Could that happen somehow?

Not in a way that I yet understand. Do you see similar problems with
folks using clock=pit?

thanks
-john


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