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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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