svn commit: r219676 - head/sys/x86/x86
brde at optusnet.com.au
Mon Mar 21 18:49:54 UTC 2011
On Sun, 20 Mar 2011, David Malone wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 04:34:10PM +1100, Bruce Evans wrote:
>> Please revert. I use this for setting timecounters from userland. The
>> sysctl is not a hack, but the primary user interface for managing the
>> TSC frequency. The kern.timecounter.tc.TSC.frequency sysctl is
>> secondary, and is readonly anyway, so it cannot be used to manage the
>> TSC frequency or even the timecounter frequency.
> Some people have asked me if I can make kern.timecounter.tc.*.frequency
> writeable. I have it on my list of jobs to look at, but haven't had
> a chance yet. Are there any obvious problems with this?
No new ones. Just the old ones of updating the frequency and all related
variables without races.
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