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SubjectRe: [PATCH][2.6][5/5]Support for HPET based timer
On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 02:04:24AM +0100, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Jamie Lokier <> 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)?

Those don't have a HPET. Easy.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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