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Date:	Tue, 14 Nov 2006 18:30:54 +0100
From:	Andreas Mohr <>
To:	"Pallipadi, Venkatesh" <>
Cc:	Len Brown <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
	Andreas Mohr <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,,
	"Van De Ven, Arjan" <>
Subject: Re: CONFIG_NO_HZ: missed ticks, stall (keyb IRQ required) [2.6.18-rc4-mm1]


On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 09:21:02AM -0800, Pallipadi, Venkatesh wrote:
> >I belive that Venki has looked at some of the HPET enumeration issues,
> >and maybe he has some suggestions.  Is there an example system
> >on-hand where we know Windows works and Linux does not?
> >
> There are two things that can be happening when OS does not see HPET in
> - BIOS did enable HPET in chipset and did not communicate it to OS.
> - BIOS did nothing to enable HPET in chipset.

I'm sure you've already seen
... or not?

Hmm, hopefully it's easy to research where to enable HPET
(if there is one at all!) on an el-cheapo VIA chipset...

Many thanks for your patch! (even though currently Intel-only)

Andreas Mohr
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