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SubjectRe: data corruption with nvidia chipsets and IDE/SATA drives (k8 cpu errata needed?)
On Tue, Jan 16, 2007 at 09:31:31PM +0100, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:

> Do you (someone) have (maintain) a list of affected systems,
> including motherboard type and possibly version, BIOS version and
> CPU type? A similar list of unaffected systems with 4GB+ RAM could
> be useful, too.

All I know is that some system hit this and some don't seem to. Why
it's not clear.

> I'm afraid with default iommu=soft it will be a mystery forever.

Right, but given windows doesn't use the iommu at all and that a lot
of newer hardware/drivers doesn't need it it might be the safest
option since it clearly has been causing corruption for a number of
people for well over a year now.

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