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SubjectRe: 2.6.27-rc8+ - first impressions
On Sun, 5 Oct 2008 14:36:25 -0400
Dmitry Torokhov <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Lats night I loaded 2.6.27-rc8-tip for the first time on my AMD Turion
> 64 laptop that is normally runs with Fedora distribution kernel.
> Compared to 2.6.25 the thing is broken - hdparm reports about 3MB/sec
> speed, fans are constantly on, everything seems sluggish.
> Booting with hpet=force (HPET is disabled in BIOS) hangs the box
> somewhere in tty_init.

hpet=force is a "the kernel thinks it's not wise to use, but you think
better"... don't do that ;(

Arjan van de Ven Intel Open Source Technology Centre
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