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SubjectRe: [PATCH] VIA timer fix was removed?

> > Attached (untested) patch against 21.2.20 (which still has the $SUBJECT
> > code) should implement timer=no-via686a option to disable this. Hopefully
> > I'll get it tested in the next day or two.

Oops, my typo: s/21.2.20/2.2.20/

On Mon, 12 Nov 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> This isnt the real problem - we are seeing it triggered by cases we dont
> underatand that seem to be software. We need to find those

Fair enough (and I make no pretence to knowing where to start to address
the real problem here).

Meanwhile, for those of us that have either suspected or confirmed
problems with the VIA686a workaround (<sigh> possibly due to entirely
different hardware/BIOS bugs? </sigh>), a method of nobbling the VIA686a
fix at compile or boot time could be somewhat useful? Mmm... boot-time is
probably best as it allows easiet experimentation?

Thanks,
Neale.

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