Re: Linux 2.6.21-rc1

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Fri Feb 23 2007 - 06:42:42 EST

On Fri, 2007-02-23 at 12:35 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I already bisected this on my old pIII, which has the same problem:
> > clockevents-i386-drivers.patch
> yes - we know what the problem is (and will fix it): the stopping of the
> PIT - nmi_watchdog=1 is hack to use the IO-APIC's PIT pin to also signal
> NMIs.
> Just to clarify, this problem does not occur if HIGH_RES_TIMERS is off,
> correct?

It does, as we switch off PIT when lapic is available in any case.


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