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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86_64: fix problems due to use of "outb" to port 80 on some AMD64x2 laptops, etc.
    Pavel Machek wrote:
    > On Fri 2007-12-14 10:02:57, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >> Ingo Molnar wrote:
    >>> wow, cool fix! (I remember that there were other systems as well that are
    >>> affected by port 0x80 muckery - i thought we had removed port 0x80
    >>> accesses long ago.)
    >>> how about the simpler fix below, as a first-level approach? We can then
    >>> remove the _p in/out sequences after this.
    >> I believe this will suffer from the issue that was raised: this will use
    >> udelay() long before loop calibration (and no, we can't just "be
    >> conservative" since there is no "conservative" value we can use.)
    >
    > ?? Just initialize bogomips to 6GHz equivalent... and we are fine
    > until 6GHz cpus come out.

    How long will that take to boot on a 386?

    -hpa


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