cvs commit: src/sys/sparc64/sparc64 machdep.c
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Sep 30 13:27:19 PDT 2004
In message <20040930214021.A84755 at newtrinity.zeist.de>, Marius Strobl writes:
>> Funny you should ask. Testing the first version of this patch was how
>> we found the bug in counter.c - the machine I booted the test kernel
>> with happened to decide the counter-timer wasn't suitable either due
>> to the bug and it came up with no timecounters. You should see what
>> happens to a machine that's not keeping time. :-)
I know :-)
I wrote the code so you wouldn't be in doubt something was wrong.
>> We are drastically low on timecounter-capable devices on sparc64
>> though, it seems the counter-timer and the CPU are about all there
We just need one good one, so as long as they have that we're fine.
I thought the 1usec counter were a sparc-architecture thing which
all machines had ?
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