Re: v2.6.21.4-rt11

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Tue Jun 12 2007 - 03:32:55 EST

(Cc:-ed Venki for the force-hpet issue below)

* Eric St-Laurent <ericstl34@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Sat, 2007-09-06 at 23:05 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > i'm pleased to announce the v2.6.21.4-rt11 kernel, which can be
> > downloaded from the usual place:
> I'm running (x86_64), so far no problems. I like
> this kernel a lot, it's feels quite smooth.

yeah, that's probably CFS in the works :-) That combined with PREEMPT_RT
makes for a really snappy desktop.

> One little thing, no HPET timer is detected. By looking at the patch,
> even the force detect code is there, it should work.
> The hpet timer is not available as a clocksource and only one hpet
> related message is present in dmesg:
> PM: Adding info for No Bus:hpet
> This is on a Asus P5LD2-VM motherboard (ICH7)
> Relevant config bits:
> # CONFIG_HPET_RTC_IRQ is not set
> Should I enable one of the two other options? Any ideas?

Venki, is this ICH7 board supposed to work with force-hpet?

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