Re: Hi, Ingo, would you please help drop the TSC MSR calibration patch

From: Jacob Pan
Date: Mon Jul 11 2016 - 11:37:22 EST

On Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:59:19 -0700
"Chen, Yu C" <yu.c.chen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Currently it is in your x86/timer tree:
> commit fc273eeef314cdaf0ac992b400d126f8184a4d1c
> Author: Len Brown <len.brown@xxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Fri Jun 17 01:22:49 2016 -0400
> x86/tsc_msr: Extend to include Intel Core Architecture
> Previously we found this patch might decrease the performance on
> one of our servers, due to the small gap between using old PIT
> calibration and new MSR calibration method, so we currently would
> like to hold this patch for now, until we got a clear answer from our
> architect. Would you please help revert this patch (the other patches
> are safe and can be merged), sorry for the inconvenience.
I modified the subject slightly to be more specific.
Adding lkml and x86 list, and a few more people.
This commit is also affected, won't compile if we revert the one above.

37c528e... x86/tsc_msr: Fix rdmsr(MSR_PLATFORM_INFO) unsafe warning in
KVM guest

> thanks,
> Yu

[Jacob Pan]