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SubjectRe: [PATCH] USER_HZ & NTP problems
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Rolf Fokkens <fokkensr@fokkensr.vertis.nl> said:
> On Tuesday 10 September 2002 08:09, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> > Actually, the clock true frequency is 1193181.8 Hz, although most
> > manuals say 1.19318 MHz, which, because truncating more digits, also
> > correct. But 1193180 Hz isn't. If you're trying to count the time
> > correctly, you should better use 1193182 Hz if staying in integers.
>
> I copied the clock frequency from the kernel source, timex.h defines:
>
> #define CLOCK_TICK_RATE 1193180
>
> If what you're saying is correct, timex.h uses the wrong value as wel I guess.

I'd be _really_ surprised if that number is within 1% (+-11932 or so)
correct, an error in the last digit (0.0001%) is surely lost.
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