Re: [PATCH] s390 (9/9): no timer interrupts in idle.

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Thu Apr 22 2004 - 08:14:03 EST

On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 02:44:17PM +0200, Martin Schwidefsky wrote:
> > xtime is easy, that's interpolated anyway afaics. Jiffies would either
> just
> > jump some, which code needs to deal with anyway given that preempt can do
> > the same, or would become an approximated thing as well based on the
> other
> > time keeping sources in the system.
> Unluckily no. xtime is not easy because the network stack uses this for
> time stamps at several locations. Living in the past and time stamps for
> network packets don't go together, do they?

I thought this got fixed last week. But as I said it's easy to interpolate.

> By the way I am planning to do a BOFS at the OLS in july where I'd like
> to discuss exactly this kind of questions. Any chance that you'd be there
> too?

quite possible, I haven't booked my flight yet tho

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