Re: MTIME update frequency


Ved Shanbhogue
 

On Tue, Nov 16, 2021 at 01:50:23PM -0500, Jonathan Behrens wrote:
The draft says "Platform must support a default ACLINT MTIME counter
resolution of 10ns" which I interpret to mean that 100,000 always
corresponds to 1ms. The point of different frequencies just means that you
can increase mtime by 1 every 10ns or by 2 every 20ns or by 10 every 100ns.
I see what you mean. I was sort of mixed up by the term "default" as not normative. Does the timebase frequency being enumerated not suffice for the platform to convert time to ticks?

regards
ved

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