Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/kern
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 08/06/2006 05:09:21
In article <060806140056.M0102927@mirage.ceres.dti.ne.jp>,
Izumi Tsutsui <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I was under the impression that for some counters with fixed
>> frequency, like the ACPI time register, that the frequency was
>> determined by specification. Am I mistaken on that?
>Usually crytal oscillators have 10~200 ppm tolerance
>(including temperature dependency), so lower digits
>(under ~100kHz on 1GHz CPU) are not so significant.
>I'm just afraid such not-so-meaningful digits might confuse
I agree with that assessment.