Re: MediaGX/Geode performance fix, Was: Which processor/board for embedded NTP

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Sep 19 2002 - 18:11:47 EST

On Thu, 2002-09-19 at 20:39, Christer Weinigel wrote:
> This mail contains a patch to fix a performance problem with many
> Cyrix MediaGX/NatSemi Geode platforms. The register settings have
> been officially recommended by NatSemi themselves. The patch is
> against linux-2.4.20-pre7. Should this be merged into the mainsteam
> linux kernel?

This wont actually make an iota of difference in most cases. The CS5530
IDE driver will force this value to 0x14 anyway. It also sets MWI on te
X-bus which is needed too.

Probably the fixup should be done in the PCI quirks.

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