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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] linux-2.5.34_vsyscall_A0
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On Fri, 2002-10-18 at 17:13, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> It would be great to rework the whole TSC time of day stuff to work with
> per cpu data and allow unsychronized TSC's like NUMA. The problem is
> that for fast user level access, there would need to be some way to find

The timer isnt even necessarily constant rate. The tsc is a nice tool
for debugging. Using it as a clock was not in the long run brilliant.
Don't try and continue it further, we have ACPI and HPET and other
better solutions in upcoming PC hardware.


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