Subject: Re: Gateway 2000 keyboard vs ddb
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: port-i386
Date: 03/21/1995 11:21:17
>>>Yes, pcvt is using delay(6) calls, why do you recommend 7 or higher ?
>>According to _The Undocumented PC_ by Frank Gilluwe (sp?) the spec for
>>the PS/2's keyboard controller requires that there be a 7ms delay
>>between accesses to the controller's status port and its control port.
>There's only one delay(6) in pcvt, and it's between accesses to the 
>status port and the _data_ port.  What does the book say about the
>data port?  Does it say something about delaying between accesses to
>the control port and the status port?

Eh, I should have said data port instead of control port, sorry.
I don't have the book with me now, so I can't double-check.
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