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SubjectRe: VIA 686 timer bugfix incomplete
Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > 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

I am attempting to use the ACPI timer without waiting for or running
ACPI. After all it is there if you can find it.

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