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1 files changed, 25 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/arch/x86_64/kernel/io_apic.c b/arch/x86_64/kernel/io_apic.c
index 0de3ea938830..9cc7031b7151 100644
--- a/arch/x86_64/kernel/io_apic.c
+++ b/arch/x86_64/kernel/io_apic.c
@@ -271,6 +271,18 @@ __setup("enable_8254_timer", setup_enable_8254_timer);
#include <linux/pci_ids.h>
#include <linux/pci.h>
+
+#ifdef CONFIG_ACPI
+
+static int nvidia_hpet_detected __initdata;
+
+static int __init nvidia_hpet_check(unsigned long phys, unsigned long size)
+{
+ nvidia_hpet_detected = 1;
+ return 0;
+}
+#endif
+
/* Temporary Hack. Nvidia and VIA boards currently only work with IO-APIC
off. Check for an Nvidia or VIA PCI bridge and turn it off.
Use pci direct infrastructure because this runs before the PCI subsystem.
@@ -317,11 +329,19 @@ void __init check_ioapic(void)
return;
case PCI_VENDOR_ID_NVIDIA:
#ifdef CONFIG_ACPI
- /* All timer overrides on Nvidia
- seem to be wrong. Skip them. */
- acpi_skip_timer_override = 1;
- printk(KERN_INFO
- "Nvidia board detected. Ignoring ACPI timer override.\n");
+ /*
+ * All timer overrides on Nvidia are
+ * wrong unless HPET is enabled.
+ */
+ nvidia_hpet_detected = 0;
+ acpi_table_parse(ACPI_HPET,
+ nvidia_hpet_check);
+ if (nvidia_hpet_detected == 0) {
+ acpi_skip_timer_override = 1;
+ printk(KERN_INFO "Nvidia board "
+ "detected. Ignoring ACPI "
+ "timer override.\n");
+ }
#endif
/* RED-PEN skip them on mptables too? */
return;