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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Revert commit e8aa4667baf74dfd85fbaab86861465acb811085
    On Thu, 4 Sep 2008, Ingo Molnar wrote:

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    > * Andreas Herrmann <andreas.herrmann3@amd.com> wrote:
    >
    > > This reverts commit e8aa4667baf74dfd85fbaab86861465acb811085
    > > (x86: enable hpet=force for AMD SB400)
    > >
    > > Since ATI/AMD decided not to support HPET on SB4xx it doesn't
    > > make sense to enable this unsupported feature.
    > > (I was not aware of this when submitting the quirk.)
    > >
    > > If a system with SB4xx chipset provides an ACPI HPET table and does
    > > not boot, "nohpet" should be used as kernel parameter.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Andreas Herrmann <andreas.herrmann3@amd.com>
    >
    > applied to tip/x86/urgent, thanks Andreas. I guess a system broke due to
    > this commit?

    Hmm, why do we remove something which needs to be force enabled by the
    user anyway ?

    Is the HPET on these systems not working at all so the force enable
    code is useless ?

    Thanks,

    tglx


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