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SubjectRe: Dynamic tick for 2.6.14 - what's the plan?
On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 01:03:05PM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> that sounds like a fundamental issue that really needs to be fixed
> first!

It should be fixed by the patch here:
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=111556608901657&w=2

Tony,
I don't see any slow bootups on x86 because of dyn-tick.
If you still see them in your env, can you test with the patch above?

Recovering time after sleep is the single biggest problem that I seem
to have, even while using ACPI PM timer (forget TSC). Time can
drift by couple of seconds after few hours. I have made
some changes to the lost tick calculation in timer_pm.c after which
it seems to be stable on some machines, but I cant repeat that
on other (maybe newer) machines. Will post out all the changes I have
pretty soon.

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Thanks and Regards,
Srivatsa Vaddagiri,
Linux Technology Center,
IBM Software Labs,
Bangalore, INDIA - 560017
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