Re: clock rate probing - final patch

David Woodhouse (
Wed, 29 Jan 1997 18:03:54 +0000 (GMT)

On Wed, 29 Jan 1997, Stephan Meyer wrote:

> I kept on-the-fly calculation for two reasons:
> - Sometimes, you get values which are off by one or two and would be
> annoying to see in /proc/cpuinfo all the time.
> - There might be people who "tune" their CPU while the computer is on :)

OTOH, the former could be fixed by rounding to sensible values, the latter
frightens me too much to contemplate too deeply, and if you were to do the
probe earlier, it might not cause a complete lockup on SMP systems when
it's done.

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