Thank you Chris. I found no newer firmware than 1.41a on soekris downloads and I need a 2.6 kernel due to compatibility of own software (kernel driver).
Kind Regards George On 10.03.2012, at 15:34, Chris Boot <bo...@bootc.net> wrote: > On 10 Mar 2012, at 11:30, George <sentos...@yahoo.com> wrote: > >> Hi >> >> I tried Debian/Ubuntu with different kernels 2.6.32 and 2.6.38 on net6501-70 >> BIOS 1.41a. All do not detect the HPET. >> >> Kernel timer interrupt frequency is approx. 1000 Hz instead of 4000 Hz or >> higher with LowLatency kernel. Same kernels on other motherboards work fine. >> >> cat /proc/timer_list does not list hpet and shows >> .resolution: 999848 nsecs instead of 1 nsecs >> >> Any workaround? > > Disclaimer: I don't have a net6501. > > I think you really want a later kernel than the ones in Debian Squeeze. You > can either get a 3.2 kernel from backports.debian.org, or you could upgrade > to wheezy. There are many issues with earlier kernels that mean the very new > hardware in the 6501 isn't fully supported. > > You should also grab the latest firmware for the 6501 from the Soekris web > site. There may be beta firmware that will work better for you, as well. > > Chris > > -- > Chris Boot > bo...@bootc.net > _______________________________________________ Soekris-tech mailing list Soekrisemail@example.com http://lists.soekris.com/mailman/listinfo/soekris-tech