Subject: Re: Need help with timecounters/todr
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Garrett D'Amore <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 09/21/2006 14:04:41
That would probably be best.   I'm obviously not going to be working on it.

    -- Garrett

Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Sep 19, 2006, at 6:31 AM, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
>> This was exactly the part I wasn't sure about.  I _think_ this should be
>> done (or similar logic) as part of timecounters -- i.e. each processor
>> needs to have some kind of synchronization -- probably implementing the
>> tc_pps method for timecounters.  I'm not an alpha expert though, so I'm
>> not 100% sure.
> I think Frank needs to step in here and take a look.  I am NOT a
> time-keeping expert by any means (my copyright notice at the top of
> kern_microtime.c not withstanding; I was mostly adopting Mills' code
> to our kernel).
> -- thorpej

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General Dynamics C4 Systems
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