On Thursday 14 October 2010 09:05:56 pm Stefan Seyfried wrote:
I know it's slightly offtopic, but I guess people here might know the
On a modern CPU, with constant_tsc feature, how well synchronized are the
TSCs when synchronized on bootup by the linux kernel?
They are not synchronized by
the kernel because this would mess up
synchronization already. On i386, when x86 was still split, it was tried to
sync TSC on OS level and it caused grief.
And do they stay like that, or do they drift?
They must not drift, otherwise you would not be able to use it as a
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