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Re: [PATCH] x86: Export tsc related information in sysfs

From:  Ingo Molnar <mingo-AT-elte.hu>
To:  Dan Magenheimer <dan.magenheimer-AT-oracle.com>
Subject:  Re: [PATCH] x86: Export tsc related information in sysfs
Date:  Tue, 18 May 2010 02:02:21 +0200
Cc:  Thomas Gleixner <tglx-AT-linutronix.de>, Andi Kleen <andi-AT-firstfloor.org>, Arjan van de Ven <arjan-AT-infradead.org>, Venkatesh Pallipadi <venki-AT-google.com>, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa-AT-zytor.com>, chris.mason-AT-oracle.com, linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org
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* Dan Magenheimer <dan.magenheimer@oracle.com> wrote:

> Given that I'm not going to win this argument even 
> by pointing to examples, [...]

You could win the argument by coming up with a patch 
that changes gettimeofday to make use of the TSC in a 
reliable manner.

I really mean it - and it might be possible - but we 
have not found it yet.

Thanks,

	Ingo


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