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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] new timeofday x86-64 arch specific changes (v. B1)

On Sun, Jun 05, 2005 at 11:04:34PM -0400, Parag Warudkar wrote:
> tests the chipset read in the same do{}while loop - if the loop executes only
> once, it considers the chipset good - in which case it executes the faster
> read_pmtmr_fast function.) Or does it need wider testing under different
> circumstances to conclude that chipset is good?

I fear that we need to run the loop a couple of times at least -- IIRC many
accesses were correct, but some failed. Will investigate soon.

> I tested the patch under Virtual PC which emulates a PIIX4 chipset. Test
> passes there, meaning the do {}while loop executes only once.

Possibly this is a bug-free emulation?

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