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    SubjectRe: System clock runs too fast after 2.6.27 -> 2.6.28.1 upgrade
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    Le Sunday 25 January 2009 16:03:49 Ingo Molnar, vous avez écrit :
    > * Florian Fainelli <florian.fainelli@telecomint.eu> wrote:
    > > Le Saturday 24 January 2009 10:14:04 Ingo Molnar, vous avez écrit :
    > > > * john stultz <johnstul@us.ibm.com> wrote:
    > > > > On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 3:04 AM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
    > > > > > * john stultz <johnstul@us.ibm.com> wrote:
    > > > > >> I'd think this would ideally be more of a subarch in the config
    > > > > >> selection like the AMD Elan is, so folks know it really is not
    > > > > >> just a extra-support feature and in fact limits what hardware you
    > > > > >> can use the resulting kernel on.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > a better solution is that if RDC is set [it is unset by default] we
    > > > > > should turn PIT_TICK_RATE into a variable, defaulting it to
    > > > > > 1193182. If a real RDC or ELAN system is running, that variable is
    > > > > > changed during early bootup, in the init functions for those
    > > > > > platforms.
    > > > >
    > > > > Took a quick look at this, and I don't see any detection code for
    > > > > either RDC. The X86_ELAN config also has no conditionals, but maybe
    > > > > the elan cpufreq code can help here.
    > > >
    > > > i'd suggest to just remove the #ifdef for now (it's causing problems)
    > > > and add the variable - we can add the quirks for those two platforms
    > > > later on, separately from your patch(es).
    > >
    > > Fine with me. Ingo, is there any infrastructure yet to get an early
    > > quirk set the PIT tick rate accordingly ?
    >
    > Not yet but it should be easy - do you have the time to implement it?

    Not until a week, sorry.

    Thanks
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    Cordialement, Florian Fainelli
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