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SubjectRe: Fire Engine??
David S. Miller wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Nov 2003 23:56:41 +0100
> Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> wrote:
>
>
>>On Wed, 26 Nov 2003 14:36:20 -0800
>>"David S. Miller" <davem@redhat.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>>I don't think this is acceptable. It's important that all
>>>of the timestamps are as accurate as they were before.
>>
>>I disagree on that. The window is small and slowing down 99.99999% of all
>>users who never care about this for this extremely obscure
>>misdesigned API does not make much sense to me.
>
>
> We can't change behavior like this. Every time we've tried to
> do it, we've been burnt. Remember nonlocal-bind?

I'll try to write up a patch that uses the TSC and lazy conversion
to timeval as soon as I get the rx-all and rx-fcs code happily
into the kernel....
Assuming TSC is very fast and the conversion is accurate enough, I think
this can give good results....
Ben

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Ben Greear <greearb@candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc http://www.candelatech.com


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