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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: Disable HPET MSI on ATI SB700/SB800
    On 01/25/2010 12:10 PM, Andreas Herrmann wrote:
    > 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?
    >

    You mean "systems" of different manufactures? I will check today. Due to
    mis configured filters I didn't see this until today. Sorry.

    Mark


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