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Re: CP0_STATUS interrupt mask patch

To: Charles Lepple <clepple@foo.tho.org>, Linux/SGI <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: CP0_STATUS interrupt mask patch
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Wed, 5 May 1999 17:40:22 +0200
In-reply-to: <372FA277.D3174BF4@foo.tho.org>; from Charles Lepple on Wed, May 05, 1999 at 01:44:23AM +0000
References: <Pine.LNX.4.04.9905041342400.30478-100000@foo.tho.org> <372FA277.D3174BF4@foo.tho.org>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Wed, May 05, 1999 at 01:44:23AM +0000, Charles Lepple wrote:

> Charles Lepple wrote:
> > I just pulled down the CVS kernel with the patch, and it seems that it
> > causes a 'keyboard timeout[2]' to be printed on the console after the SCSI
> 
> Omitted a critical detail -- it hangs hard-core after this message.
> Evidently the power button was initialized by this point, because it
> doesn't turn off immediately, and it doesn't start the LED blinking
> indicating an impending power-off.

The power button is handled during interrupts so when the interrupt
handling is fsck'ed the button won't work, too.

I'll look at it.

  Ralf

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