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SubjectRe: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)
Hi!

> So this is not our problem here. Anyway I guess it's time to hunt for
> i8259 accesses in the kernel that lack the necessary spinlock, even when
> they're not probably the cause of the problem we see here.

BTW what about trying to modify your work-around code to make it
attempt to read the timer again? This way we could test whether it was
a race condition during timer read or really timer jumping to a bogus
value.

Have a nice fortnight
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Martin `MJ' Mares <mj@ucw.cz> <mj@suse.cz> http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~mj/
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