Re: [stable] [PATCH] ACPI: Move timer broadcast and pmtimer accessbefore C3 arbiter shutdown

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Tue Jun 12 2007 - 04:26:26 EST

On Mon, 2007-06-11 at 18:07 -0700, Chris Wright wrote:
> * Andrew Morton (akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > hm, this needs a bit of help to get it to work against Len's current tree.
> Here's some help, compile tested only. Udo/Thomas, was this found to
> be root cause of a real bug? I didn't want this to get lost if it's
> still meant to be relevant for -stable.


I fixed this against -mm already. I don't think that it is relevant for
stable. The issue was found with Venkis hpet force enable patches on a
ICH4 system. I doubt that any of those systems has hpet enabled in the
BIOS. It should not affect later ICH chip sets. Venki, is this correct ?


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