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SubjectRe: [patch] i386: port ATI timer fix from x86_64 to i386
In-Reply-To: <20060228152124.616e6c1c.akpm@osdl.org>

On Tue, 28 Feb 2006 15:21:24, Andrew Morton wrote:

> Chuck Ebbert <76306.1226@compuserve.com> wrote:
> >
> > Disable timer routing over 8254 when an ATI chipset is detected
> > (autodetect is only implemented for ACPI, but these are new systems
> > and should be using ACPI anyway.) Adds boot options for manually
> > disabling and enabling this feature. Also adds a note to the timer
> > error message caused by this change explaining that this error
> > is expected on ATI chipsets.
>
> umm, why did you write this patch? Presumably it's fixing something, but
> what?

Oops... I'm here in the middle of the forest and all I can see are trees.

This fixes the "timer runs too fast" bug on ATI chipsets (bugzilla #3927).


--
Chuck
"Equations are the Devil's sentences." --Stephen Colbert

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