Re: do_gettimeofday vs. rdtsc in the scheduler

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Tue Sep 17 2002 - 19:05:35 EST

On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 04:51:31PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Andi Kleen <>
> Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 01:58:38 +0200
> The local APIC timer is specified in the Intel Manual volume 3 for example.
> It's an optional feature (CPUID), but pretty much everyone has it.
> It is internal or external to the processor? Ie. can it be in the
> southbridge or something? If yes, then I still hold my point.

Local Apic is in the cpu.


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