Motherboards With Broken ASPM On Linux
Phoronix: Motherboards With Broken ASPM On Linux
One of the many OpenBenchmarking.org features that haven't yet been fully taken advantage is the opportunities presented by the vast collection of system hardware/software information and logs that have been submitted to this collaborative testing platform from Phoronix Media. OpenBenchmarking.org is much more than just being a storage place for benchmark results. After writing a simple plug-in this morning, here's a list of many motherboards that have broken PCI-E Active State Power Management support from their BIOS, which can lead to greatly increased power consumption under Linux...
My Gigabyte EX58-UD3R is affected too
Running with pcie_aspm=force seems to sort it out, though. (No sign of instability...)