On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 02:47:18PM -0800, Chris Wright wrote:
* Kyle McMartin (kyle(a)infradead.org) wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 01:39:13PM -0800, Chris Wright wrote:
> > Upstream was still broken as recently as Friday for bad BIOSes (x200s in
> > this case). Wonder if opt-in via cmdline would be helpful?
> A patch from Dirk Hohndel fixes this (looks like it got merged
> Sundayish, after floating around linux-pci for a week.) AFAIK, at least.
Yeah, that's the case I was referring to. Mostly thinking that any
feature like VT-d relying on BIOS will have some time to get defensive
enough for all the ways BIOS can screw up the feature.
No doubt it's going to end up like MSI. :(