Remove Intel check in i386 HPET code
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Message ID 01d601c415a4$7619aaf0$d100000a@sbs2003.local
State New, archived
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  • Remove Intel check in i386 HPET code
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Andi Kleen March 29, 2004, 3:42 p.m. UTC
The i386 HPET time setup code would explicitely check for the Intel
vendor ID. That is bogus because other chipset vendors (like AMD) 
are implementing HPET too. 

Remove this check.

-Andi

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diff -u linux-2.6.1rc1-bk3-ia32/arch/i386/kernel/time_hpet.c~ linux-2.6.1rc1-bk3-ia32/arch/i386/kernel/time_hpet.c
--- linux-2.6.1rc1-bk3-ia32/arch/i386/kernel/time_hpet.c~	2004-01-04 14:10:59.000000000 +0100
+++ linux-2.6.1rc1-bk3-ia32/arch/i386/kernel/time_hpet.c	2004-01-04 14:10:59.000000000 +0100
@@ -91,10 +91,6 @@ 
 	    !(id & HPET_ID_LEGSUP))
 		return -1;
 
-	if (((id & HPET_ID_VENDOR) >> HPET_ID_VENDOR_SHIFT) !=
-				HPET_ID_VENDOR_8086)
-		return -1;
-
 	hpet_period = hpet_readl(HPET_PERIOD);
 	if ((hpet_period < HPET_MIN_PERIOD) || (hpet_period > HPET_MAX_PERIOD))
 		return -1;