testbios and the system timer

Richard Smith rsmith at bitworks.com
Thu Jun 3 15:11:00 CEST 2004

ron minnich wrote:

> OK, I finally read this in detail and I'm sorry for my noise on this 
> subject. 
> I think it would be useful to keep an 'emulated instruction count' in the 
> emulator, and have a virtual timer that increments very X (pick a number) 
> instructions. X can be constant across different architectures as we are 
> somewhat divorced from time (it's an emulator). 
> The emulated timer would increment every emulated instruction count ticks. 
> Would this do it?

Yes. I think it would.  Got any ideas on the implementation?   I'm ready 
to try an implement this.

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