Subject: re: Proposed changes to cc_microset().
To: Nathan J. Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: matthew green <email@example.com>
Date: 07/09/2004 01:48:22
> considering you can end up at less than 1/2 the clock that means you'll
> be more than half a second out by the next second. seems pretty severe,
> ie, it needs to be handled correctly... at 10 second interval, you'd
> end up all over the place...
Remember, this isn't overall timekeeping, just sub-second
timekeeping. Running at half-speed for 10 seconds just means you'll be
off by as much as a second during that interval, not that you'll
accumulate overall drift.
i understand that. i just don't see why it's even remotely
acceptable... acceptable in that we say "don't fix" rather than
"fix, but it's not really a big problem."
(i'm not sure i understand your 10 second comment. if the cycle
calibration is going to be increased from 1 second to 10, won't
eg a banias 1.4ghz running a 600mhz be about 6 seconds wrong at