[ntp:questions] Installing more stable oscillator?

Vitezslav Samel samel at mail.cz
Mon Jul 16 05:50:04 UTC 2007


	Hi!

> I think the Linux 2.6 kernel for PCs uses only the TSC for timekeeping.
> Sources are in .../arch/i386/kernel/tsc.c

  No. Current 2.6 kernels supports on i386 at least these clocksources:

	tsc hpet pit acpi_pm jiffies

  On other architectures it supports system-specific clocksources too.

	Cheers,
		Vita



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