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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 0/5] x86_64: enable clockevents and dynticks
* Thomas Gleixner ( wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-03-31 at 01:31 -0700, Chris Wright wrote:
> > This series converts x86_64 timers to clockevents drivers
> > and then enables dynticks. There's some minor cleanups along
> > the way. The lapic broadcast mechanism is untested, I'm sure it
> > still needs work, there's still some cruft in lapic_setup_timer.
> >
> > This is just for comments at this point, now that it's working
> > on my test box in both NO_HZ=n and NO_HZ=n configurations (typically
> > using hpet).
> Have you checked, if we could share the code between i386 and x86_64 at
> least for PIT and HPET. I'm not sure about the local APIC, but I think
> it might be doable as well.

Yes, that's part of why I did some of the cleanups that way, so that we
could merge the two together later.

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