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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] tsc-disable_B9
    On Wed, 2002-08-21 at 18:17, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
    > > Fixed in the -ac tree for the non APM triggered case because we use
    > > cpufreq code
    > if the reduced loops is supposed to work fine what was there left to fix?

    Support for doing it right in case someone finds a marginal component
    where it doesnt. Incidentally the APM case is it appears fixable.

    > > And you can test that with notsc. Oh and you might also want the code
    > > that makes notsc on a tsc only kernel print a warning btw. badtsc lets
    > > you say "I have a brain cell" notsc lets you select "clueless app
    > > checking mode"
    > what's wrong with a sysctl to specify you have a brain cell? I'm not
    > advocating not to let you specify you have a brain cell, I'm only don't
    > see why we should assume it when we very know apps will break silenty,
    > and that it will be not noticeable except with subtle breakage after
    > some runtime in -ac.

    The default behaviours are unchanged. badtsc is simply an extra mode. If
    anything the new tree is far better because "notsc" on a 686 kernel
    actually warns people it is being ignored. Thats the important bit.
    Badtsc is just a handy thing.

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