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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] linux-2.5.34_vsyscall_A0
    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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