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

From: Ulrich Windl <>
Date: 2005-05-17 18:05:08
On 16 May 2005 at 12:29, David Mosberger wrote:

> >>>>> On Mon, 16 May 2005 12:24:08 -0700 (PDT), Christoph Lameter <> said:
>   Christoph> Other IA64 vendors will see that their timer performance
>   Christoph> drops significantly after the new timer subsystem is
>   Christoph> in. IBM no longer has IA64 systems that rely on ITC?
> Would that somehow make it ok to break existing and working code?

AFAIR the design goal was not to make a new time implementation, but to make a 
more precise one ;-)


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