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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86: don't pass negative time to gtime_to_gtsc() (try 2)

On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 1:15 PM, Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> This mostly reverts commit eb60be3d ("x86: don't pass negative time to
> gtime_to_gtsc()") and instead corrects __update_vcpu_system_time()'s
> handling of this_cpu(cpu_time).stime_local_stamp dating back before the
> start of a HVM guest (which would otherwise lead to a negative value
> getting passed to gtime_to_gtsc(), causing scale_delta() to produce
> meaningless output).
> Flushing the value to zero was wrong, and printing a message for
> something that can validly happen wasn't very useful either.

Has this actually caused problems, or is this just a theoretical fix?


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