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SubjectRe: VIA Northbridge Workaround in 2.4.18 Causing Video Problems
On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Alex Davis wrote:

> Sounds like a perfect candidate for a kernel config option.

Well - maybe a command line override to not make the (official) via
recommended mod. We can always hope that board manufacturers will
(eventually) produce bios revs with fixed parameters too.

Mark

> >> So long as I am running a kernel that includes my hack, there's no
> >> problem. My main concern is that the next time that people with a system
> >> like mine want to upgrade their distribution, the distribution's kernel
> >> will include this workaround; those people (myself included) will then
> >> have a miserable time doing the upgrade.
>
> >Yes, this problem is curious since it seems to work for some/most
> >people and, as Alan pointed, not for some others...
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