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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86, HPET: ignore any PCI BARs that match an HPET we already know about
    On 09/22/2010 03:37 PM, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
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    > That actually raises another question I had: we currently look at the
    > HPET table pretty early, but I don't know whether the earliness is a
    > requirement. It would be cleaner if we could ignore the table and
    > discover the HPET later in normal ways like pnp_register_driver() and
    > pci_register_driver(). Then I could imagine someday dealing with the
    > resources in a more generic way, i.e., in the PCI and PNP cores.
    >

    Well, depends on how early we need timers...

    -hpa



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