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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] new timeofday x86-64 arch specific changes (v. B1)
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    On Fri, 2005-06-03 at 12:02 -0700, Christoph Lameter wrote:
    > On Fri, 3 Jun 2005, john stultz wrote:
    >
    > > How about something like this?
    > >
    > > 300 TSC
    > > 200 HPET
    > > 200 CYCLONE
    > > 100 ACPI
    > > 050 PIT
    > > 010 JIFFIES
    > >
    > > Then if the system has TSC issues (unsynced, cpufreq problems, etc), we
    > > can demote the TSC's priority to 50 and it will fall back nicely without
    > > manual intervention.
    >
    > Oh, we are going to have flags for timesources? Then please also do the
    > jitter thing.

    Huh? There are no flags here, just the priority values that are already
    in the structure. When TSC timesource driver itself notes a problem
    with the system, it can lower its own priority value.

    thanks
    -john

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