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SubjectRe: Dell BIOS and HPET timer support
On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 04:11:39PM -0400, Jon Smirl wrote:
> After several communications with Dell support I have determined that
> most Dell BIOSs don't include the ACPI entry for the HPET timer. The
> official reason for this is that no version of Windows uses the HPET
> and adding the ACPI entry might cause compatibility problems.

What platform/BIOS version please? PowerEdge x8xx servers certainly
do have HPET enabled in their ACPI tables.


Matt Domsch
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