Re: [PATCH] x86-64: Fix bad assumption that dualcore cpus have syncedTSCs

From: Jonas Oreland
Date: Tue Oct 11 2005 - 11:28:34 EST

Vladimir B. Savkin wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 08:19:42PM +0200, Jonas Oreland wrote:
> Excuse me for possibly dumb question, but is it safe to leave TSCs
> unsynchronized when using other time source?
> How will other subsystems e.g. traffic queueing disciplines react?

Excuse me for possibly dumb answer: (i'm not a kernel hacker)

yes, I would guess that this will be handled as any other
SMP machine where TSCs arent in sync.

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