Re: PC speaker driver

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Thu May 11 2000 - 08:04:41 EST

David Woodhouse wrote:
> a cleaner way of obtaining the 8253 timer would be to shift the
> system timer to use the RTC, making HZ a power of two in the process.

That would have peculiar interactions with the NTP time update code --
that modifies the RTC's clock to account for estimated drift.

-- Jamie

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