Re: [Linux-ia64] provide /proc/sal/itc_drift through AUX?

From: Jes Sorensen <>
Date: 2003-03-21 13:04:31
>>>>> "David" == David Mosberger <> writes:

>>>>> On 19 Mar 2003 21:06:20 -0500, Jes Sorensen <> said:
Jes> Let me get sure I understand you right here, you are suggesting I
Jes> add a new syscall to provide the info currently found in
Jes> /proc/sal/itc_drift? Right now it's just returning true/false
Jes> (1/0) as to whether the ITC drifts or not.

David> No, not at all.  I was simply suggesting to always use
David> gettimeofday().  The light-weight implementation of
David> gettimeofday() runs in ~130 cycles, which isn't much slower
David> than what you could do in user-level.

Ok, that makes it even simpler, I will do that then.

Received on Thu Mar 20 18:04:37 2003

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