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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] x86/platform/UV: Update TSC support
On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 10:39:28AM -0700, Mike Travis wrote:
> >That's where it comes from. But normal systems really _should_ have it
> >at 0 and its a useful sanity check IMO. We really want to know when the
> >BIOS does a funny behind our backs.
> >
> How about a more generic flag, such as "multi_tsc_sync_sources"? That could
> trigger both disabling the "TSC == 0 on socket 0" check as well as disabling
> X86_FEATURE_ART where appropriate? Or I could clear the feature ART cap
> separately in the UV system init code if they are not really related?

I _think_ the X86_FEATURE_ART is an artificial flag. We key off of
cpuid_level here.

So that multi_tsc_sync_sources or a more explicit is_uv_system() would
be required.

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