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From: Joerg Roedel <joerg.roedel@amd.com>
To: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>, Jouni Malinen <jkmalinen@gmail.com>,
	Oliver Neukum <oliver@neukum.org>,
	Nicolas Bareil <nico@chdir.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-usb@vger.kernel.org, j@w1.fi
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86, gart: fix gart detection for Fam11h CPUs
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 10:55:25 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20081029095525.GA6345@amd.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20081028165236.GA4503@kroah.com>

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 09:52:36AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 04:13:54PM +0100, Joerg Roedel wrote:
> > The AMD Fam11h CPUs have a K8 northbridge. This northbridge is different
> > from other familys because it lacks GART support (as I just learned).
> > But the kernel implicitly expects a GART if it finds an AMD northbridge.
> > Fix this by removing the Fam11h northbridge id from the scan list of K8
> > northbridges. This patch also changes the message in the GART driver
> > about missing K8 northbridges to tell that the GART is missing which is
> > the correct information in this case.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Joerg Roedel <joerg.roedel@amd.com>
> 
> Looks like this needs to be added to the 2.6.27-stable tree also, right?

No, this patch not. The PCI id was added during the .28 merge window.

Joerg

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  reply	other threads:[~2008-10-29  9:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-14  7:20 USB problem on x86_64: nommu_map_single() issue? Nicolas Bareil
2008-10-14  9:48 ` Oliver Neukum
2008-10-14 10:45   ` Nicolas Bareil
2008-10-14 11:00     ` FUJITA Tomonori
2008-10-14 11:05       ` Nicolas Bareil
2008-10-14 11:14         ` FUJITA Tomonori
2008-10-14 17:11           ` Yinghai Lu
2008-10-14 11:00     ` Oliver Neukum
2008-10-14 13:43       ` Nicolas Bareil
2008-10-14 14:15         ` Nicolas Bareil
2008-10-28  9:07       ` Jouni Malinen
2008-10-28 15:13         ` [PATCH] x86, gart: fix gart detection for Fam11h CPUs Joerg Roedel
2008-10-28 16:00           ` Ingo Molnar
2008-10-28 16:52           ` Greg KH
2008-10-29  9:55             ` Joerg Roedel [this message]
2008-10-29 23:12               ` Greg KH

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