Subject: Re: Support for HPET found on AMD8111 LPC controller
To: Quentin Garnier <>
From: Nicolas Joly <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 12/05/2006 14:51:47
On Tue, Dec 05, 2006 at 02:26:42PM +0100, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 05, 2006 at 02:09:57PM +0100, Nicolas Joly wrote:
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Here follow a small patch i made in the last few days to add support
> > for HPET timer found on amd8111 chpiset.
> > 
> > This timer is available on the LPC controller with a new amdpcib
> > driver.
> Is it the same as the HPETs you can find in Intel's chipsets?

I think so; it follows the Intel specifications.

> Does it appear in the ACPI table?  It'd be even better to have a
> generic hpet@acpi driver.

Yes, it's available in ACPI tables. I'll try to make the ACPI driver
next ...

Nicolas Joly

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