Re: hires timestamps for netif_rx()

From: David S. Miller (davem@redhat.com)
Date: Thu Jan 17 2002 - 16:34:19 EST


   From: kuznet@ms2.inr.ac.ru
   Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 22:00:52 +0300 (MSK)
   
   Hmm, am I not alone holding an 386 on my desk? :-)
   I am afraid it is the only machine in readius of kilometer here
   where get_fast_time != do_gettimeofday identically.
   
   But the issue is right if to be pedantic, on 386 get_fast_time()
   is really badly broken. And an option returning it to do_gettimeofday()
   really could exist. Especially tking into account that this is incredibly
   easy.

Actually, if one greps the tree for get_fast_time() usage, it is
all totally bogus.

Outside of this one packet timestamping place, the only other places
using get_fast_time() are in things like knfsd startup etc.
(ie. totally non-critical places).

Really, I would suggest that we just kill off get_fast_time() entirely
and just use do_gettimeofday() everywhere. It's like a 10 minute
hack.
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