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SubjectRe: [PATCHSET][2.6-test4][0/6]Support for HPET based timer - Take 2
>>>>> On Fri, 29 Aug 2003 01:50:09 +0200, "Pallipadi, Venkatesh" <> said:

Venkatesh> Resending the patch. A major change from previous version
Venkatesh> is elimination of fixmap for HPET. Based on Andrew
Venkatesh> Morton's suggestion, we have a new hook in init/main.c
Venkatesh> for late_time_init(), at which time we can use ioremap,
Venkatesh> in place of fixmap. Impact on other archs:
Venkatesh> Calibrate_delay() (and hence loops_per_jiffy calculation)
Venkatesh> has moved down in main.c, from after time_init() to after
Venkatesh> kmem_cache_init().

Venkatesh> All comments/feedbacks welcome.

How much is really architecture-specific? HPET isn't x86-only so
sooner or later, we'll have to move it out of arch/i386 anyhow.

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