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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: provide a DMI based port 0x80 I/O delay override.
    On Mon, 7 Jan 2008, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > Bodo Eggert wrote:

    > > But overclocking is not the problem for udelay, it would err to the safe
    > > side. The problem would be a BUS having < 8 MHz, and since the days of
    > > 80286, they are hard to find. IMO having an option to set the bus speed
    > > for those systems should be enough.
    > >
    > There might have been a few 386/20's clocking the ISA bus at ­­÷3
    > (6.67 MHz) rather than ÷2 (10 MHz) or ÷2.5 (8 MHz).

    Yes, and the remaining users should set the kernel option. Both of them.
    The question is: How will they be told about the new kernel option?
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    The next day he received a hundred letters. They all said the
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