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From: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
To: Chip Coldwell <coldwell@redhat.com>
Cc: Chris Wedgwood <cw@f00f.org>,
	Christoph Anton Mitterer <calestyo@scientia.net>,
	Robert Hancock <hancockr@shaw.ca>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, knweiss@gmx.de,
	andersen@codepoet.org, krader@us.ibm.com, lfriedman@nvidia.com,
	linux-nforce-bugs@nvidia.com
Subject: Re: data corruption with nvidia chipsets and IDE/SATA drives (k8 cpu errata needed?)
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 09:49:47 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200701190949.48404.ak@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0701181655300.13116@localhost.localdomain>

On Friday 19 January 2007 08:57, Chip Coldwell wrote:

> But it still might be a reasonable thing to do to test the theory that
> the problem is cache coherency across the graphics aperture, even if
> it isn't a long-term solution for the problem.

I suspect it would disturb timing so badly that it might hide the original
problem. If that is true then adding udelays might hide it too. 

Ok i guess you could test with a UP kernel. There change_page_attr
should be much cheaper because it doesn't need to IPI to other CPUs. Also use 
a .2.6.20-rc* kernel that uses CLFLUSH in there, not WBINVD which is also
very costly.

Anyways I guess we can just wait what the hardware people figure out.

-Andi

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-18 22:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <fa.E9jVXDLMKzMZNCbslzUxjMhsInE@ifi.uio.no>
2007-01-03 23:41 ` data corruption with nvidia chipsets and IDE/SATA drives // memory hole mapping related bug?! Robert Hancock
2007-01-15 22:56   ` Christoph Anton Mitterer
2007-01-15 23:05     ` Christoph Anton Mitterer
2007-01-16  0:23       ` Robert Hancock
2007-01-16 13:54         ` Christoph Anton Mitterer
2007-01-16 14:26           ` Robert Hancock
2007-01-16 18:01             ` data corruption with nvidia chipsets and IDE/SATA drives (k8 cpu errata needed?) Chris Wedgwood
2007-01-16 19:52               ` Christoph Anton Mitterer
2007-01-16 20:31                 ` Chris Wedgwood
2007-01-16 21:29                   ` Andi Kleen
2007-01-17  1:17                     ` Christoph Anton Mitterer
2007-01-17 14:48                     ` Chip Coldwell
2007-01-17 19:46                       ` Chip Coldwell
2007-01-17 22:15                       ` Andi Kleen
2007-01-18 21:57                         ` Chip Coldwell
2007-01-18 22:49                           ` Andi Kleen [this message]
2007-01-18  9:29                     ` joachim
2007-01-18 14:34                       ` Christoph Anton Mitterer
2007-01-18 16:42                       ` Chris Wedgwood
2007-01-18 11:00                     ` Erik Andersen
2007-01-18 14:43                       ` Christoph Anton Mitterer
2007-01-18 16:36                       ` Chris Wedgwood
2007-01-18 23:23                       ` Andi Kleen
2007-02-21 17:03                     ` Chip Coldwell
2007-01-16 21:54                   ` Allen Martin
2007-01-17  1:12                   ` Christoph Anton Mitterer
2007-01-16 20:16               ` Arkadiusz Miskiewicz
2007-01-16 20:21                 ` Christoph Anton Mitterer
2007-01-16 20:31               ` Krzysztof Halasa
2007-01-16 20:35                 ` Chris Wedgwood
2007-03-22 12:32     ` data corruption with nvidia chipsets and IDE/SATA drives // memory hole mapping related bug?! Christoph Anton Mitterer
     [not found] <fa.Tb2r8Il/2H8l9dhmsGAAQB2WEZg@ifi.uio.no>
     [not found] ` <fa.MydhQJqKsehLS9lIc2JSZC8Q77A@ifi.uio.no>
     [not found]   ` <fa.M9SCVAz1qZ6vrR9HTrRb95KdBSY@ifi.uio.no>
     [not found]     ` <fa.5WKg4jbSxjbUXedux14VStNyV+8@ifi.uio.no>
     [not found]       ` <fa.lphwLNvMksoBFaqfqCzMG1UVhsA@ifi.uio.no>
2007-03-05  6:25         ` data corruption with nvidia chipsets and IDE/SATA drives (k8 cpu errata needed?) Robert Hancock
2007-03-12 13:06           ` Andi Kleen
2007-03-12 14:56             ` Jeff Garzik

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