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Re: broken src/sys/arch/x86/isa/clock.c (i8254_get_timecount)
Hi chuck !
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 08:52:54AM +0100, Frank Kardel wrote:
>> Hi !
>>I'd go for the second one as it is needed to suppress the ..._offset
>> from the clock interrupt code. If it would not be there, the wrap would
>> be detected and ..._offset would be incremented in ...get_timecount AND
>> in the clock interrupt code - this would result in a clock running
>> sometimes fast.
> OK, makes sense. I did that simple one in HEAD and I'll put in for some
> sort of pullup to netbsd-4.
I interpret that as that you will upgrade to the second solution or Joerg
path then (esp. for the netbsd-4 pullup), right ?
> Joerg has sent me a more involved patch that fixes this and cleans it up
> a bit which he may commit later?
Fine with me. Joerg has been doing quite a bit of timecounter work
lately. With all that work I hope we are able to retire the old timekeeping
implementation sometime now.
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