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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: provide a DMI based port 0x80 I/O delay override
    On Sun, 30 Dec 2007 12:53:02 -0800
    "H. Peter Anvin" <> wrote:

    > 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.

    Actually there were, and I sent numerous people patches for that back in
    ISA days.


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