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SubjectRe: AW: AW: AW: [PATCH] x86: HPET force enable for Soekris net6501

On 09/09/2014 05:26 PM, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 09/09/2014 07:54 AM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>> @hpa: You asked whether this might affect any other e6xx devices.
>> According to the atom e6xx-series datasheet the HPET is non optional
>> and always memory mapped to 0xfed00000. I don't see how that would
>> harm any machine which has the hpet proper advertised via ACPI.
> That seems straightforward then.

this means the original patch written by Conrad is going to be applied?
Is there anything we can do to help regarding this issue?

> I still wish someone would take a cluebat to Soekris. We keep hearing
> crap like this about their firmware over and over and over again. It
> isn't like you can't get EDK2 or Coreboot and build a BIOS based mostly
> on Open Source components these days... oh, wait.

I have send them another message regarding this issue, but so far
they did not respond. In the past their responsiveness also varied a lot
according to my collegue.

Regards, Eric

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