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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] new timeofday x86-64 arch specific changes (v. B1)
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> Since we do not interpolate, lost ticks no longer cause time problems
> (well, unless you're using the jiffies timesource).
>

That's certainly cool - no longer lost ticks!

> > Sadly, it somehow feels noticeably slower than vanilla 2.6.12-rc5.
> > Especially using X/KDE - It is surely usable but not snappy. I will do
> > more research to find out exactly why - but before that is such as
> > loss of snappiness possible due to the TOD changes?
>
> Could you send me your dmesg output with and without using my patch? It
> could be you're using a different timesource.
>

I can send the dmesg output later on - but when I checked it last it printed - "using acpi_pm". Machine is a laptop and has nvidia chipset if that matters.

Parag



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