> > > Its a different story when running in virtual mode. I'm not sure how
> > consistent
> > > the various flavors of Windows are going to be, but you're essentially going
> > to
> > > have to program the 8254 to run at 10 Mhz,
> > Why? Is that the speed I'm looking for?
> I'm not sure why Riff suggested 10MHz... AFAIK, it can't even clock that high.
Is it really necessary to reprogram timers and use interrupts?
That was scary enough in Protected mode, never mind Real mode
Did DOS really never have any kind of out of the box pollable timer which did 1/70 second accuracy?