On Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:45:20 -0600, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> The short of it is that cheap motherboards tend to provide cheap clock
> hardware that takes about a microsecond to read.
I'm not sure how gettimeofday() works, but is there a slight chance this
could be alleviated by choosing a different kern.timecounter.hardware
kern.timecounter.choice: TSC(800) HPET(900) ACPI-fast(1000) i8254(0)
Or does the kernel timer stuff have nothing to do with gettimeofday()?
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