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    SubjectRe: dynamic-hz

    > > > > But that does not matter, right? Yes, one-shot timer will not fire
    > > > > exactly at right place, but as long as you are reading TSC and basing
    > > > > next shot on current time, error should not accumulate.
    > > >
    > > > As said in the rest of the message, the error (or some other error)
    > > > accumulates heavily today in the tick-loss compensation/adjustment
    > > > algorithm in arch/i386/kernel/timers/timer_tsc.c, so I'm sceptical
    > > > about
    > >
    > > I do not see how it should accumulate. Lets have working TSC. You want
    > > to emulate fixed-period timer with single-shot timer.
    > Its caused by the fact that we don't use the the TSC to accumulate time.
    > We are instead interpolating between timer ticks and the TSC, where

    Yes, it was supposed to be simple, so that Andrea understands that
    there's nothing inherently broken with single-shot timers.

    People were complaining that M$ turns users into beta-testers...
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