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SubjectRe: VIA 686 timer bugfix incomplete
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> Me thinks the real solution is the ACPI pm timer.  3 times the
> resolution of the PIT and you can not stop it. The high-res-timers
> patch will allow you to use this as the time keeper and just use the PIT
> to generate interrupts.

For awkward boxes you can use the PIT, for good boxes we can use rdtsc or
eventually the ACPI timers when running with ACPI
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