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SubjectRe: 2.6.21-rc1: framebuffer/console boot failure
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On Sun, 2007-03-04 at 14:52 +0000, Andrew Nelless wrote:
> On Mon, February 26, 2007 11:09 pm, Antonino A. Daplas wrote:
> > Not sure if the timer override workaround for nvidia chipsets is the
> > culprit, but if you want, you can choose to revert that to the previous behavior (which is
> > ignoring ACPI timer override). Open arch/x86_64/kernel/earlyquirk.c:nvidia_bugs() and change
> > this line:
> >
> > if (acpi_table_parse(ACPI_SIG_HPET, nvidia_hpet_check)) return; into this:
> >
> > acpi_table_parse(ACPI_SIG_HPET, nvidia_hpet_check); /* return; */
> >
> >
> > Tony
> >
>
> This fixes the problem. After a lot of rebooting
> and testing the problem is definitely gone when this
> check is patched out and the ACPI timer override is
> ignored. It looks like there should be a cleaner
> patch than just obliterating the condition and return
> though.
>
> Perhaps the code should remain as is and
> "acpi_use_timer_override" could be complimented
> by exposing the "acpi_skip_timer_override" option to
> the kernel command line?

acpi_skip_timer_override is still documented in
Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt.

Tony


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