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    SubjectRe: [RFC][patch 00/12] clocksource / timekeeping rework V2
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    On Thu, 2009-07-30 at 12:53 +0200, Martin Schwidefsky wrote:

    > > I'm not sure allowing that type of override a good idea tho .. I don't
    > > think it's considered a usable clock when the rating goes to zero.
    >
    > Override as the root user -> your foot, no? The whole override stuff is
    > there for the case that the clocksource selection picked a broken clock
    > and you want to force the system into a semi-working state. Ideally the
    > whole override would go away, but that is probably wishful thinking..

    I would agree if the system doesn't crash as a result, if it just starts
    to operate funny then that's maybe acceptable. If you keep the change
    rating function, you could potentially remove the unregister path..

    Daniel



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