confused about HID1 bits and G5

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Thu Apr 29 08:29:31 EST 2004

> It appears that we're relying on the firmware to set up a lot of the bits in this register--is there
> any reason we aren't forcing particular values?

Forcing values in HIDs is BAD. The firmware may set/clear bits to work
around specific CPU or north bridge bugs for example. That's why I need
to change the code that force-clear HID4/5 one of these days too and
instead just clear the bits I want to be cleared.


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