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    SubjectRe: [RFC] new timeofday core subsystem (v.A1)
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    On Wed, 2004-12-08 at 10:44, Christoph Lameter wrote:
    > On Tue, 7 Dec 2004, john stultz wrote:
    >
    > > +struct timesource_t {
    > > + char* name;
    > > + int priority;
    > > + enum {
    > > + TIMESOURCE_FUNCTION,
    > > + TIMESOURCE_MMIO_32,
    > > + TIMESOURCE_MMIO_64
    > > + } type;
    > > + cycle_t (*read_fnct)(void);
    > > + void* ptr;
    > > + cycle_t mask;
    > > + u32 mult;
    > > + u32 shift;
    > > +};
    >
    > Maybe add TIMESOURCE_CPU or so? How can one specify a time source in a
    > cpu register?

    Yea, for now its a function. I was thinking that get_cycles() could be
    used as an arch independent way to do this.

    Good suggestion!
    Thanks!
    -john

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