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SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386 No-Idle-Hz aka Dynamic-Ticks 5
On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 12:36:58PM -0700, George Anzinger wrote:
> IMNOHO, this is the ONLY way to keep proper time. As soon as you
> reprogram the PIT you have lost track of the time.

Can't TSC (or equivalent) serve as a backup while PIT is disabled,
especially considering that we disable PIT only for short duration
in practice (few seconds maybe) _and_ that we don't have HRT support yet?


Thanks and Regards,
Srivatsa Vaddagiri,
Linux Technology Center,
IBM Software Labs,
Bangalore, INDIA - 560017
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