This does not seem to fix the problem with "clock timer", which
repeatedly prints the following message:
probable hardware bug: clock timer configuration lost - probably a VIA686a =
probable hardware bug: restoring chip configuration.
The machine does not get any further than printing the above message.
This message only appears with an SMP kernel, there are no ide devices
in the machine.
a generic 2.4.3 kernel works on the machine.
On Mon, 16 Apr 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
> VIA users should test this kernel carefully. It has what are supposed
> to be
> the right fixes for the VIA hardware bugs. Obviously the right fixes
> are not
> as tested as the deduced ones.
Jason Thomas Phone: +61 2 6257 7111
System Administrator - UID 0 Fax: +61 2 6257 7311
tSA Consulting Group Pty. Ltd. Mobile: 0418 29 66 81
1 Hall Street Lyneham ACT 2602 http://www.topic.com.au/
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