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SubjectRe: Dodgey Linus BogoMIPS code ;) (was Re: baffling linux bug)
On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, David Burrows wrote:

> I would assume that FreeBSD and Windows would still use the timer for some
> reason or another. Therefore whatever sudden quirk that appeared in my
> hardware has revealed a bug in Linux..

Actually, FreeBSD frobs the timer (i8254) much more during its calibration
than linux, so my guess is that its not a broken timer or somesuch, and
they both use the TSC (if available) so perhaps its not that either.

Zwane Mwaikambo

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