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

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.


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