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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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