Re: [GIT pull] x86/timers for 4.10
From: Mike Galbraith
Date: Thu Feb 09 2017 - 10:37:48 EST
On Thu, 2017-02-09 at 16:07 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Feb 2017, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > On Wed, 2017-02-08 at 12:44 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > > On Mon, 6 Feb 2017, Olof Johansson wrote:
> > > > [ 0.177102] [Firmware Bug]: TSC ADJUST differs: Reference CPU0:
> > > > -6495898515190607 CPU1: -6495898517158354
> > >
> > > Yay, another "clever" BIOS ....
> > Oh yeah, that reminds me...
> > I met one such box, and the adjustment code did salvage it, but I had
> > to cheat a little for it to do so reliably, as it would sometimes still
> > see a delta of 1 or 2 whole cycles, and hand me a useless wreck instead
> > quick like bunny big box.
> Can you share your cheatery ?
I didn't keep it, it was just a bandaid for a fleeting use, dirt simple
ignore microscopic delta.