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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: enable hpet=force for AMD SB400
    On Fri, 9 May 2008, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > On Fri, 9 May 2008 11:49:11 +0200
    > Andreas Herrmann <> wrote:
    > > x86: enable hpet=force for ATI SB400
    > Sigh.
    > > Add quirk to allow forced usage of HPET on ATI SB400.
    > > I stumbled over machines where HPET is enabled but not reported
    > > by BIOS.
    > Is there no way in which we can probe for or identify this condition,
    > rather than hoping that the user will find out about this boot option?

    I'd love to have a sane solution for that, but looking at the rate of
    HPET wreckage since we increased the usage of HPET I'm happy to have
    this as an opt in thingy.



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