Re: [PATCH] Turn rdmsr, rdtsc into inline functions, clarify names

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Aug 07 2006 - 04:46:49 EST

On Sun, Aug 06, 2006 at 10:43:44PM -0400, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Saturday 05 August 2006 23:16, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > This whole thing is broken, e.g. on a preemptive kernel when the
> > code can switch CPUs
> >
> Would not preempt_disable fix that?

Partially, but you still have other problems. Please just get rid
of it. Why do we have timer code in the kernel if you then chose
not to use it?

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