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SubjectRe: + stupid-hack-to-make-mainline-build.patch added to -mm tree
On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, Ingo Molnar wrote:

>
> * Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org> wrote:
>
> > Xen, for example, uses the tsc as the principle timebase in the
> > hypervisor interface. [...]
>
> ugh. Please take it from me: i've watched the Linux time code walk its
> long, rocky 10+ years road. One of the first mistakes was when we made
> the TSC the center of the i386-time universe. (incidentally, it was me
> who did the first steps of that, as a rookie kernel hacker) We got cured
> out of that in v2.6.19, v2.6.20 and v2.6.21. Granted, Xen is only at the
> beginning of that same road. Meet in another 10 years? ;)

What do you suggest instead ?

(Digging into this for lguest now...)



- James
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James Morris
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