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authorAndi Kleen <ak@suse.de>2006-12-07 02:14:06 +0100
committerAndi Kleen <andi@basil.nowhere.org>2006-12-07 02:14:06 +0100
commitb026872601976f666bae77b609dc490d1834bf77 (patch)
treec1e9180ed6fd29cd025ba1d40407da8a3aeeaaa6 /Documentation
parent11a4180c0b03e2ee0c948fd8430ee092dc1625b3 (diff)
downloadleg-kernel-b026872601976f666bae77b609dc490d1834bf77.tar.gz
[PATCH] x86-64: Try multiple timer variants in check_timer
Instead of adding all kinds of more quirks try various timer routing variants in check_timer. In particular this tries to handle quirks from: - Nvidia NF2-4 reference BIOS: wrong timer override - Asus: Wrong timer override but no HPET table - ATI: require timer disabled in 8259 - Some boards: require timer enabled in 8259 We just try many of the the known variants in the hopefully right order in check_timer. Trying pin 0/2 on Nvidia suggested by Tim Hockin. TBD Experimental. Needs a lot of testing Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
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@@ -52,10 +52,6 @@ APICs
apicmaintimer. Useful when your PIT timer is totally
broken.
- disable_8254_timer / enable_8254_timer
- Enable interrupt 0 timer routing over the 8254 in addition to over
- the IO-APIC. The kernel tries to set a sensible default.
-
Early Console
syntax: earlyprintk=vga