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Date:   Sun, 14 May 2017 00:15:36 +0200
From:   Valentin Vidic <>
To:     PGNet Dev <>
Cc:     Andrew Cooper <>,
        Randy Dunlap <>,
        "" <>,
        Clemens Ladisch <>,
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] HPET enabled in BIOS, not presented as
 available_clocksource -- config, kernel code, &/or BIOS?

On Sat, May 13, 2017 at 02:58:54PM -0700, PGNet Dev wrote:
> Does this perhaps imply that Xen correctly uses HPET
> 	(XEN) [VT-D] MSI HPET: 0000:f0:0f.0
> 	(XEN) Platform timer is 14.318MHz HPET

I think so, yes.

> but that Dom0 does not
> 	current_clocksource
> 		tsc

Try booting without 'hpet=force,verbose clocksource=hpet' and it should
select xen by default:

# dmesg | grep -i clocksource
[   58.944215] Switched to clocksource xen


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