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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] [5/7] Remove CONFIG_X86_TSC for 32bit II

    * Andi Kleen <> wrote:

    > Andi Kleen <> writes:
    > > The config option protects so little code that it is fairly pointless.
    > > Also a lot of its code was related to itself only (as in panicing without
    > > TSC). And TSC less CPUs are completely handled at runtime anyways.
    > >
    > > This makes 32bit behaviour match x86-64.
    > >
    > > I also removed an #if defined(CONFIG_X86_GENERIC) in get_cycles. Not
    > > sure what that was good for, it didn't make any sense.
    > Hmm, during further testing i found that the patch causes boot
    > failures in some configuration. I withdraw this one for now.

    ok, pulled. In what situations did it fail? It worked fine on a (small)
    number of systems here.

    > The other patches in the series are independent and should be still
    > considered for merging.

    yep, they are in and have caused no problems so far.


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