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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86 gart: don't complain if no AMD GART found
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    On Wednesday 17 December 2008 01:27:24 pm Dave Jones wrote:
    > On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 12:52:34PM -0700, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
    > > It's perfectly normal for no AMD GART to be present, e.g., if you have
    > > Intel CPUs.
    >
    > Yes! That's annoyed me for some time too.
    >
    > > None of the other iommu_init() functions makes noise when
    > > it finds nothing.
    >
    > The Calgary stuff is pretty noisy in the face of non-existant hardware too.
    > Makes for noisy distro kernels..
    >
    > Calgary: detecting Calgary via BIOS EBDA area
    > Calgary: Unable to locate Rio Grande table in EBDA - bailing!

    Yeah, I considered removing that, too. At least the Calgary stuff
    is KERN_DEBUG, so it's not quite as visible. But I'm in favor of
    removing it anyway.

    Bjorn


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