Re: [PATCH] Skip tsc synchronization checks if CONSTANT_TSC bit isset.

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Thu Oct 23 2008 - 21:18:54 EST

Alok Kataria wrote:

I agree with the synthetic cpu feature thing.
Do you think i should use one of the existing word like the word 3 which
is for synthesized feature bits ? Or is it better to define a new
virtualization specific word ?

I don't see any point in using anything other than word 3 until it fills up.

What we want to end up with is cleanly separated: hypervisor detection, hypervisor features/workaround settings, and the implementation of those.

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