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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: provide a DMI based port 0x80 I/O delay override
Bodo Eggert wrote:
>
> I've never seen code which would do that, and it was not suggested by any
> tutorial I ever saw. I'd expect any machine to break on all kinds of software
> if it required this. The only thing I remember being warned about is writing
> the index and the data register at the same time using outw, because that
> would write both registers at the same time on 16-bit-cards.
>

And we use that, and have been for 15 years. I haven't seen any screams
of pain about it.

-hpa


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