[LinuxBIOS] emulator PIT setup

Marc Jones marc.jones at amd.com
Tue Oct 9 18:14:52 CEST 2007

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 08.10.2007 19:01, Marc Jones wrote:
>> Tom Sylla wrote:

>>> The next question is where would be a good place for the Counter 1
>>> init? It seems like it should be done generically in LB for any SB
>>> with a PIT.
>> I agree with Tom. The PIT should be setup by linuxbios for x86 systems. 
>> I can't think of an x86 that doesn't have a PIT. I don't see a good 
>> generic place to put this. PIT init should go in early init so that it 
>> can be used for timing loops.
> Agreed. IIRC Linux even complains about the non-initialized PIT.
> Carl-Daniel


Do you have an opinion where this should go in the code?


Marc Jones
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