cvs commit: src/sys/amd64/amd64 cpu_switch.S machdep.c
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Oct 18 10:57:31 PDT 2005
In message <435527DD.3040007 at root.org>, Nate Lawson writes:
>I have good information that in the near future, most designs will have
>guaranteed synchronized TSC across all CPUs.
...and when those chips arrive, we can hopefully identify them by some
bit in some MSR and then we can use the TSC on them.
This is a good move and it is only too bad that it's taken the chip
manufacturers 10 years to figure this out.
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