Re: Linux 2.6.30-rc8 [also: VIA Support]

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Mon Jun 08 2009 - 10:34:54 EST

On Thu 2009-06-04 10:37:46, Michael S. Zick wrote:
> On Thu June 4 2009, you wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, 4 Jun 2009, Michael S. Zick wrote:
> > >
> > > Well, that one isn't anything to brag about"
> >
> > So what's the problem on that machine? Is the VIA C7-M (or some random
> > device in it) just buggy and it eventually hangs, or what? Has _any_
> > kernel ever worked on that machine for longer than an hour or two?
> >
> It is not (directly) the C7-M - it might be the chipset CX700.
> I have a small pool (5 or so actively reporting) testers -
> On the Everex Cloudbook (C7-M/CX700) I have gotten a record
> of 4h45 minutes of up-time on some, locally patched, builds.
> The same is reported on other Everex Cloudbooks.
> On the Sylvania gBook (also C7-M/CX700) the user reports
> 10s of minutes as their record up-time.
> H.W. got hold of one of the companies demo-boards but I
> haven't heard back from him yet on his experiences.
> On the HP-2133 (C7-M/CN896) the uptime is unknown - -
> only greater than 12 hours (it has never/ever deadlocked).

IIRC I did way longer tests than 12 hours on hp2133... it worked ok.

The other 'via from hell' machine would last overnight with cca 50%


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