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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] x86:Use cpu_khz for loops_per_jiffy calculation

    * Alok Kataria <> wrote:

    > Ok, I have changed the printks to KERN_INFO.
    > On X86 platform we can use the value of tsc_khz computed during tsc
    > calibration to calculate the loops_per_jiffy value. Its very important
    > to keep the error in lpj values to minimum as any error in that may
    > result in kernel panic in check_timer. In virtualization environment,
    > On a highly overloaded host the guest delay calibration may sometimes
    > result in errors beyond the ~50% that timer_irq_works can handle,
    > resulting in the guest panicking.
    > Does some formating changes to lpj_setup code to now have a single
    > printk to print the bogomips value.
    > We do this only for the boot processor because the AP's can have
    > different base frequencies or the BIOS might boot a AP at a different
    > frequency.

    applied to tip/x86/delay - thanks Alok.

    could you check whether tip/master (which now includes your changes as
    well) works as expected in your test environment? I had to do a conflict
    resolution in tsc_32.c, i hope i got it right. You can pick it up via:


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