2000-10-27 10:03:14

by Martin Mares

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Subject: Re: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug (private question)


> So this is not our problem here. Anyway I guess it's time to hunt for
> i8259 accesses in the kernel that lack the necessary spinlock, even when
> they're not probably the cause of the problem we see here.

BTW what about trying to modify your work-around code to make it
attempt to read the timer again? This way we could test whether it was
a race condition during timer read or really timer jumping to a bogus

Have a nice fortnight
Martin `MJ' Mares <[email protected]> <[email protected]> http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~mj/
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