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Re: [patch] linux 2.4.5: Make __dbe_table available to modules

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: [patch] linux 2.4.5: Make __dbe_table available to modules
From: "Gleb O. Raiko" <raiko@niisi.msk.ru>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2001 22:11:03 +0400
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, Harald Koerfgen <hkoerfg@web.de>, Keith Owens <kaos@ocs.com.au>, linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Organization: NIISI RAN
References: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1010813181607.23241N-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com

"Maciej W. Rozycki" wrote:
>  The MIPS architecture defines the bus error exception event for data
> reads and instruction fetches only.  Writes are asynchronous so errors on
> them cannot be reported exactly -- some MIPS documentation recommends
> using a general-purpose interrupt line for such events.
> 

DBE is treated as ACK* on write. Some HW design manuals advise to use
this fact even.

Regards,
Gleb.

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