problems with Via KT133(A) chipsets

Thomas Lovie tlovie at
Tue Apr 24 20:20:42 PDT 2001

Does anybody know what the status is in the 2.2.x kernels, or if it would be
possible to back port the 2.4.3-ac patch to that series of kernels?

Tom Lovie.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: beowulf-admin at [mailto:beowulf-admin at]On
> Behalf Of Mark Hahn
> Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2001 5:42 PM
> To: John Duff
> Cc: beowulf at
> Subject: Re: problems with Via KT133(A) chipsets
> > announced it is looking into BIOS fixes as well.  As for linux fixes, I
> > scanned the kernel mailing list archives, and while problems with Via
> > chipsets seem to have been known for some time, I didn't see
> any cure-all
> > fix mentioned.  Running the drives in slower PIO mode seems to
> be the only
> no: Alan's had a fix in his 2.4.3-ac kernels for a while;
> they'll probably be in the eventual 2.4.4 from Linus.
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