Re: Linux 2.6.21-rc1

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Fri Feb 23 2007 - 06:45:34 EST

* Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx> 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?

s/does not occur/does occur/

we switch off the PIT whenever we can.

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