Patchwork [v4,2/2] Change driftfix default value to slew

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Submitter Crístian Viana
Date June 19, 2012, 7:38 p.m.
Message ID <1340134725-28764-2-git-send-email-vianac@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
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Permalink /patch/165827/
State New
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Crístian Viana - June 19, 2012, 7:38 p.m.
Windows 2008+ is very sensitive to missed ticks. The RTC is used by default as
the time source. If driftfix is not enabled, Windows is prone to
blue screening.

Signed-off-by: Crístian Viana <vianac@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
---

Anthony,
Could you please try to reproduce the segfault again (as you stated in
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.emulators.qemu/143649)? I can't find
it anymore.

Changes since v3:
- Fix a segfault

 hw/mc146818rtc.c |    2 +-
 vl.c             |   11 ++++++++++-
 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/hw/mc146818rtc.c b/hw/mc146818rtc.c
index 3777f85..dfd7ee6 100644
--- a/hw/mc146818rtc.c
+++ b/hw/mc146818rtc.c
@@ -686,7 +686,7 @@  ISADevice *rtc_init(ISABus *bus, int base_year, qemu_irq intercept_irq)
 static Property mc146818rtc_properties[] = {
     DEFINE_PROP_INT32("base_year", RTCState, base_year, 1980),
     DEFINE_PROP_LOSTTICKPOLICY("lost_tick_policy", RTCState,
-                               lost_tick_policy, LOST_TICK_DISCARD),
+                               lost_tick_policy, LOST_TICK_SLEW),
     DEFINE_PROP_END_OF_LIST(),
 };
 
diff --git a/vl.c b/vl.c
index 204d85b..03661d1 100644
--- a/vl.c
+++ b/vl.c
@@ -559,7 +559,16 @@  static void configure_rtc(QemuOpts *opts)
 
             qdev_prop_register_global_list(slew_lost_ticks);
         } else if (!strcmp(value, "none")) {
-            /* discard is default */
+            static GlobalProperty discard_lost_ticks[] = {
+                {
+                    .driver   = "mc146818rtc",
+                    .property = "lost_tick_policy",
+                    .value    = "discard",
+                },
+                { /* end of list */ }
+            };
+
+            qdev_prop_register_global_list(discard_lost_ticks);
         } else {
             fprintf(stderr, "qemu: invalid option value '%s'\n", value);
             exit(1);