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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: Disable HPET MSI on ATI SB700/SB800
    On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 11:21:06PM -0800, Yuhong Bao wrote:
    > > HPET MSI on platforms with ATI SB700/SB800 as they seem to have some
    > > side-effects on floppy DMA. Do not use HPET MSI on such platforms.

    Argh, will see what information I can find about this problem ...

    > I think somebody from AMD should review the situation.Clearly
    something is happening inside their southbridge.CCing Andreas
    Herrmann from AMD.

    I have the feeling that this problem should rather be fixed with a DMI
    quirk instead of disabling HPET MSI for the entire chipset.

    Was the latest available BIOS installed on the affected system?


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