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    SubjectRe: i386 HPET code
    > Basically I am thinking of something like this will be a good generic solution
    > in place of simple two writes.
    > for (i = 0 ; i <some number for max retries>; i++) {
    > hpet_writel(hpet_tick, HPET_T0_CMP);
    > if (hpet_tick == hpet_readl(hpet_tick, HPET_T0_CMP))
    > break;
    > }

    Makes sense. There were so many bugs in PIT timer access over time,
    it would be probably a miracle if the hardware engineers got all
    the HPET implementations right ;-)

    If you do a fix like this please change x86-64 too.


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