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Re: NFS root with cache on

To: Quinn Jensen <jensenq@Lineo.COM>
Subject: Re: NFS root with cache on
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2001 19:44:52 -0800
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3A79C869.2040001@Lineo.COM>; from jensenq@Lineo.COM on Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 01:34:49PM -0700
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On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 01:34:49PM -0700, Quinn Jensen wrote:

> Is anyone else having trouble with NFS root on
> the 2.4.0 kernel?  It won't come up with the
> KSEG0 cache on unless I pepper the network driver
> with flush calls.

That's expected for most old network drivers that don't yet use the
new PCI DMA API documented in Documentation/DMA-mapping.txt.

What driver is this?

  Ralf

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