[lkml]   [2008]   [Apr]   [28]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86_32: trim memory by updating e820 v3
    Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > * Gabriel C <> wrote:
    >>> please try v2 version
    >> Box still won't boot with mtrr_chunk_size=1g but without it is perfect
    >> :)) Thx for your work. I've quick tested some games and 3d things ,
    >> all are working with this patch really nice.
    > excellent. So just to make sure: this box never had proper graphics
    > under Linux (under no previous kernel), due to the way the BIOS has set
    > up the MTRR's, right?

    The box is really new so far I tested 2.6.24* 2.6.25 , linux-next , current git from
    which no one worked. And yes is right graphics under Linux didn't worked right without
    patch from

    > so fixing up the MTRRs during bootup, no matter how dangerous in theory,
    > is pretty much the best option to get your system to work fine under
    > Linux, with that specific Xorg version?


    I run :

    xorg-server ( it has all fixes from server-1.4-branch )
    mesa 7.0.2-2
    xf86-video-intel 2.3.0-1

    Probably I have to replace 2x2G with 2x1G to get it work without this patch but it is something I don't really want to do =)

    Also I'm not sure whatever this is an BIOS bug ? I could contact ASUS people if someone tells me what is wrong with the BIOS.

    > i think we should still try to make this a non-default option because
    > modern Xorg should not have any need to touch MTRRs. Perhaps a .config
    > dependent on CONFIG_DANGEROUS ;-)

    Hmm is not that old , is it ?

    > Ingo


     \ /
      Last update: 2008-04-28 16:17    [W:0.021 / U:23.272 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site