Re: [RFC][PATCH] linux-2.5.34_vsyscall_A0

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Oct 21 2002 - 08:18:22 EST

On Fri, 2002-10-18 at 17:13, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> It would be great to rework the whole TSC time of day stuff to work with
> per cpu data and allow unsychronized TSC's like NUMA. The problem is
> that for fast user level access, there would need to be some way to find

The timer isnt even necessarily constant rate. The tsc is a nice tool
for debugging. Using it as a clock was not in the long run brilliant.
Don't try and continue it further, we have ACPI and HPET and other
better solutions in upcoming PC hardware.

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