Re: [PATCH] tsc-disable_B9

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Aug 21 2002 - 09:10:24 EST

On Wed, 2002-08-21 at 14:12, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> However here the point is that the TSC was left _enabled_ (not disabled
> and emulated as you are advocating) despite it was not in sync. That
> cannot make any sense, except if you use the tsc as a random number
> generator.

Totally untrue. When you are doing profiling the data is very useful
because CPU switches are trivial to filter and statistically rare

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