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SubjectRe: [PATCH][2.6][5/5]Support for HPET based timer
Andi Kleen wrote:
> Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org> writes:
> > Even on those machines where APIC interrupts are not usable?
> > (E.g. due to interactions with the SMM BIOS).
>
> On those you can always use the old style PIT.

Let me put the question better. Is it worth using the new style HPET,
on systems which cannot use APIC interrupts because of BIOS problems
(e.g. IBM laptops)?

-- Jamie
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