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    SubjectRe: linux-next: Tree for June 13: IO APIC breakage on HP nx6325
    On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 02:22:11PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:

    > Ah, indeed, thanks for the hint. This is the output of

    Right. My recollection of this is somewhat hazy, so here's something I
    wrote a couple of years ago:

    "If you dig through the DSDT code for the 6125, you'll find a bit where
    it writes 0x14 to 0xfec00000 and then checks whether offset 0x12 from
    there is 1. In other words, it's checking if pin 2 of the io-apic is
    masked. If it's not masked (that is, offset 0x12 is 0 and irq 2 is
    enabled) it sets another bit in a register. This is then checked by the
    thermal zone code which as a result sets the thermal trip temperatures
    to 16 degrees Celsius. This bites when the acpi_skip_timer_override
    option is used in Linux."

    I have no idea what this code is for, but it's pretty clear that Windows
    sets it up in such a way that this isn't true.

    --
    Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org


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