Re: NTP dumps Linux, film at 11. [Fwd/FYI]

Oliver Xymoron (
Tue, 1 Dec 1998 15:50:01 -0600 (CST)

On Tue, 1 Dec 1998, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:

> So there are at least a few device drivers which are apparently holding
> interrupts off long enough so that we lose a clock interrupt.

Can we check the TSC on a timer interrupt to help find these problems?
While we probably can't use it to correct jiffies without having all sorts
of trouble, it might be useful to say "it looks like we missed a clock
tick - what did you just do?"

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