[coreboot] ICH HPET

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Wed Mar 17 21:31:26 CET 2010

On 03/17/2010 02:37 PM, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> On 3/17/10 6:43 PM, Uwe Hermann wrote:
>>> And ICH 0-4 does not support HPET and should be removed from code....
>> Not quite, ICH3 and ICH4 do have HPET, just undocumented by Intel.
>> There's been kernel support to force-enable it since 2007 which
>> obviously works fine and has been tested by various people since then.
>> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=158ad3260ba3b006e3c6dfad05298e9d7889c5b1
>> So I think we should keep the ICH3/4 code around (ICH0-ICH2 can be safely
>> dropped I guess).
> Uh,.. you are right..! sorry for my quick shot.. I'll back out the dx
> change I made... CX never had enable_hpet code it seems.
Ah cool! Stefan, don't do anything, new patch coming.

Joseph Smith

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