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SubjectRe: [PATCH] dynamic tick patch
On Tue, 18 Jan 2005, Tony Lindgren wrote:

> Hi all,
> Attached is the dynamic tick patch for x86 to play with
> as I promised in few threads earlier on this list.[1][2]
> The dynamic tick patch does following:
> - Separates timer interrupts from updating system time
> - Allows updating time from other interrupts in addition
> to timer interrupt
> - Makes timer tick dynamic
> - Allows power management modules to take advantage of the
> idle time inbetween skipped ticks
> - Might help with the whistling caps?

This doesn't seem to cover the local APIC timer, what do you do about the
1kHz tick which it's programmed to do?
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