Re: [PATCH] Re: Screen corruption in 2.4.18

Steven Walter (
Sun, 24 Mar 2002 12:03:37 -0600

On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 04:48:20PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Here is a patch which should apply cleanly to everyone's tree, which
> > only clears bit 7 on all chips except the KT266. No problems have been
> > reported there, so I'm leaving well enough alone. Please apply.
> No. Not until someone explains to me why VIA specifically told me I must
> clear the 3 bits. If you get that wrong you get slow and insidious disk
> corruption. Its hard to test and I'm not going to use other people's
> hardware as target practice for a hunch.

I've contacted someone at VIA about it, but have yet to hear back.
You'll be the first to know when I do.

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