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SubjectRe: [PATCH] pmtmr and PRINTK_TIME timings display
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On Thu, 2005-08-04 at 14:59 +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> Hi,
>
> on my laptop ASUS M6B00N PRINTK_TIME is enabled in order to show timing
> information in all the boottime printk's. However, all output looks like this
>
> <snip>
> [4294667.997000] CPU: After generic identify, caps: a7e9fbbf 00000000 00000000
> 00000000 00000180 00000000 00000000
> [4294667.997000] CPU: After vendor identify, caps: a7e9fbbf 00000000 00000000
> 00000000 00000180 00000000 00000000
> [4294667.997000] CPU: L1 I cache: 32K, L1 D cache: 32K
> [4294667.997000] CPU: L2 cache: 1024K
> [4294667.997000] CPU: After all inits, caps: a7e9fbbf 00000000 00000000
> 00000040 00000180 00000000 00000000
> [4294667.997000] CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1500MHz stepping 05
> [4294667.997000] Enabling fast FPU save and restore... done.
> [4294667.997000] Enabling unmasked SIMD FPU exception support... done.
> [4294667.997000] Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.
> [4294668.041000] ACPI: setting ELCR to 0200 (from 0c30)
> </snip>
>
> If I'm not wrong, the time value that gets printed is actually the jiffies_64
> value set to INITIAL_JIFFIES, which in turn is set to wrap 5 minutes after
> boot so that "jiffies wrap bugs show up earlier." This is because
> sched_clock() in <arch/i386/kernel/timers/timer_tsc.c> returns the jiffies_64
> value converted to nanoseconds after checking use_tsc. This, in turn, is 0
> because my machine selects the power management timer as the high-res
> timesource before reading the timestamp counter for printk timing.
>
[snip]
> After applying it, printk timing looks like this:
>
> <snip>
> [ 0.000000] Detected 1500.132 MHz processor.
> [ 0.000000] Using pmtmr for high-res timesource
> [ 0.000000] Console: colour VGA+ 80x25
> [ 1.890000] Dentry cache hash table entries: 131072 (order: 7, 524288
> bytes)
> [ 1.891000] Inode-cache hash table entries: 65536 (order: 6, 262144 bytes)
> [ 1.906000] Memory: 513756k/523520k available (2839k kernel code, 9276k
> reserved, 1148k data, 152k init, 0k highmem)
> [ 1.906000] Checking if this processor honours the WP bit even in
> supervisor mode... Ok.
> [ 1.906000] Calibrating delay loop... 2973.69 BogoMIPS (lpj=1486848)
> [ 1.928000] Security Framework v1.0.0 initialized
> </snip>
>
>
> Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <petkov@uni-muenster.de>
>
> --- arch/i386/kernel/timers/timer_tsc.c.orig 2005-08-04 12:57:37.000000000
> +0200
> +++ arch/i386/kernel/timers/timer_tsc.c 2005-08-04 14:19:48.000000000 +0200
> @@ -146,7 +146,7 @@ unsigned long long sched_clock(void)
> if (!use_tsc)
> #endif
> /* no locking but a rare wrong value is not a big deal */
> - return jiffies_64 * (1000000000 / HZ);
> + return (jiffies_64 - INITIAL_JIFFIES) * (1000000000 / HZ);
>
> /* Read the Time Stamp Counter */
> rdtscll(this_offset);
>
>

This patch looks fine to me.
-john


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