Re: IA64 implementation of timesource for new time of day subsystem

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2005-05-17 06:58:53
>>>>> On Mon, 16 May 2005 13:53:44 -0700, john stultz <johnstul@us.ibm.com> said:


  John> You've only pointed out two timesources that could want this
  John> (ITC and TSC), so I think its reasonable to do your jitter
  John> handling in the timesource driver. If there are other arches
  John> that have non hardware synced per-cpu counters, then it would
  John> be something to consider.

I think Christopher's point is that _all_ time-sources which require
software syncing will need this since it is not possible to sync
perfectly, even if there is no drift.

	--david
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