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SubjectRe: Tighten up serverworks workaround.
Hello there,

On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 10:47:52AM -0800, Jonathan Lundell wrote:
> At 1:03pm -0500 2/26/03, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > How can e help? Please give me a configuration and how the bug manifests
> >> inself.
> >
> >OSB4 chipset system, some memory areas marked write combining with the
> >processor memory type range registers. A long time ago Dell (I
> >think) reported corruption from this and submitted changes to block the
> >use of write combining on OSB4. The question has arisen as to whether
> >thats a known thing, and if so which release of the chipset fixed it so that
> >people can only apply such a restriction to problem cases not all OSB4.
> Presumably we're talking about CNB30 (the north bridge) rather than
> OSB4 (the south bridge).

No it's about CNB20LE. I'm one of the low performance victims.
And this is an ASUS board (CUR-DLS) (which proved not worth its
prices recently).


Ingo Oeser
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