on 10/05/2011 05:05 Jason Hellenthal said the following:
> On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 04:29:25AM +0300, Alexander Motin wrote:
>> On 10.05.2011 02:48, Doug Barton wrote:
>>> Ok, so kern.eventtimer.timer="LAPIC" in /boot/loader.conf should do
>>> that, right?
>> Yes. You can do it in run-time also.
> Not quite absolutely sure here but IIRC the last time I tried setting that
> via loader.conf in 8-STABLE it was not being set so I eventually added it
> to sysctl.conf. Just for reference I never looked into it further.
Perhaps you are confusing selection of eventtimer with choice of timecounter?
For the latter indeed there is no tunable, which is a small annoyance.