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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] Updated dynamic tick patches - Fix lost tick calculation in timer_pm.c
    On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 22:42 +0530, Srivatsa Vaddagiri wrote:
    > With this patch, time had kept up really well on one particular
    > machine (Intel 4way Pentium 3 box) overnight, while
    > on another newer machine (Intel 4way Xeon with HT) it didnt do so
    > well (time sped up after 3 or 4 hours). Hence I consider this
    > particular patch will need more review/work.

    Are lost ticks really that common? If so, any idea what's disabling
    interrupts for so long (or if it's a hardware issue)? And if not, it
    seems like you'd need an artificial way to simulate lost ticks in order
    to test this stuff.


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