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Re: Tickless/dyntick kernel, highres timer and general time crapectomy

To: Sergei Shtylyov <sshtylyov@ru.mvista.com>
Subject: Re: Tickless/dyntick kernel, highres timer and general time crapectomy
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 20:04:34 +0100
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On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 11:04:57PM +0400, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:

> >Particularly Alchemy (and any other system supporting clock scaling) will
> >need some work there since the cp0 count/compare timer are not useful on
> >such systems.
> 
>    Hm, why it's being used then? :-)

From a looks the whole Alchemy power managment code fishy.

  Ralf

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