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SubjectRe: [patch 13/19] GTOD: Mark TSC unusable for highres timers
On Friday 10 November 2006 11:55, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

> >
> > Most systems don't have C3 right now. And on those that have
> > (laptops) it tends to be not that critical because they normally
> > don't run workload where gettimeofday() is really time critical
> > (and nobody expects them to be particularly fast anyways)
> and that got changed when the blade people decided to start using laptop
> processors ......

Well those will be handled eventually. Currently they just have
a slower gettimeofday.

But the majority of systems is not impacted.

BTW if someone really wants to have fast gettimeofday on a blade
they can just disable C3 and force TSC.

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