[lkml]   [2006]   [Feb]   [1]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRE: [PATCH] amd76x_pm: C3 powersaving for AMD K7
On Mer, 2006-02-01 at 20:35 -0500, Brown, Len wrote:
> This endeavor is full of risk, and I would be extremely careful
> about enabling features that the BIOS explicitly disabled --
> unless the hardware manufacturer publicly publishes
> support for the feature, or the errata that you're working around.

Folks had code that supported AMD76x by banging the hardware directly.
On some AMD76x systems it caused corruption. Nobody AFAIK ever figured
out if it was an errata (nothing obvious in the docs/errata list) or a
bug in the code doing the banging on the chip or some other bit of
hardware on the mainboard that needed extra handling.


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2006-02-02 02:51    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital Ocean