Re: [RFC] timer_interrupt: Avoid device timeouts by freezing time if system froze

From: Christoph Lameter <clameter_at_engr.sgi.com>
Date: 2005-09-20 04:23:33
On Mon, 19 Sep 2005, David Mosberger-Tang wrote:

> > I still think that the proposed patch is the best compromise solution
> > since it restored the normal flow of time as soon as possible.
> 
> I disagree.  Time jumps are much worse than making time go slightly
> faster/slower for a period of time.  What's even better, the timeouts
> you're seeing when making time jump almost certainly will just
> disappear, which is extremely nice.

Ok then we can simply remove the time_interpolator_reset() call from 
my patch. Then the self-tuning interpolator logic will compensate for the 
difference over time.

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