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Am Montag 28 August 2006 08:13 schrieb Andi Kleen:
> On Sun, Aug 27, 2006 at 10:52:06PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > On Sun, 27 Aug 2006, Marc Perkel wrote:
> > > You might want to look at this bug.
> > >
> > > http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6975
> > >
> > > The current kernel doesn't run on Asus Motherboards that use the new
> > > AM2 CPUs.
>
> That sounds like a overly broad statement. How do you know
> it affects all Asus boards and not just your specific BIO version?
>
> > > Should this be addressed before 2.6.18 is finished?
> >
> > Hmm. Can you verify that the system boots fine if you get rid of
> > acpi_skip_timer_override as per the hint from Prakash Punnoor?
>
> We already should disable it on NF5 automatically. Timer override was all
> broken on NF3/NF4, but apparently works on NF5 again.
>
> But the check relies on HPET being present. Maybe Asus "forgot"
> to set up the HPET table again and the test fails.

At least my dmesg says nothing about hpet and thus wan't to enable the quirk.
It is a nforce430 (thus nf4) chipset, though. You can find my bootlog here:

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=115545986619977&w=2

Cheers,
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