Re: [patch 2/4] x86: Do not use hpet MSI as clockevent broadcastdevice

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Thu Jan 14 2010 - 21:09:13 EST

On 01/14/2010 05:39 PM, Venkatesh Pallipadi wrote:
> Current kernel uses hpet MSI interrupts as both percpu clockevent device
> and also as clockevent broadcast device in place of IRQ0 timer.
> There seems to be issues with HPET MSI usage on some platforms. So,
> restrict it to be only used as a percpu clockevent device.

Any ideas of which platforms? It would help avoiding "cargo cult
programming" in the future.

Other than that, I presume this is a .33 patch?


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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