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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 13/39] NLKD/x86-64 - time adjustment
    On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 02:19:03PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:

    > Please remove the ifdefs too. 64bit HPET support would be fine, but
    > only as a runtime mechanism, not compile time.
    > Can you remove debugger_jiffies please?
    > The code has to handle long delays anyways (e.g. if someone uses a target
    > probe), so we cannot rely on such hacks anyways.
    > I don't quite understand why the SMP case should be different from UP
    > in that ifdef. Can you explain? It shouldn't in theory.
    > /* When the TSC gets reset during AP startup, the code below would
    > + incorrectly think we lost a huge amount of ticks. */
    > That is outdated - the TSCs are not reset anymore since 2.6.12.
    > Please remove code for handling that.
    > The union in vxtime_data is ugly - can it be avoided?
    > Vojtech should probably review that one too when you repost.

    I'd like to take a look at the patch as it is, but it seems my spam
    filter ate it, and doesn't archive binary attachments.

    I've done some work on making x86-64 time handling overflow save in the
    last few days, so I'm quite interested in what you needed to change.

    Vojtech Pavlik
    SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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