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Re: [Linux-mips-kernel]Re: i8259.c in big endian

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: [Linux-mips-kernel]Re: i8259.c in big endian
From: Florian Laws <florian@void.s.bawue.de>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 20:56:45 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, linux-mips-kernel@lists.sourceforge.net
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On Mon, Nov 12, 2001 at 10:31:54AM -0800, Jun Sun wrote:
> Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > 
> > On Fri, Nov 09, 2001 at 10:30:45AM -0800, Jun Sun wrote:
> > 
> > > isa_slot_offset is an obselete garbage.  Can someone do Ralf's a favor and
> > > send him a patch to get rid of it (as if he can't do it himself :-0) ?
> > 
> > Nope.  Somebody could fix isa_{read,write}[bwl] to use isa_slot_offset.
> > Right now all the ISA functions are broken.  So in case you're ISA drivers
> > seem to work that's the proof that they're broken *evil grin* :-)
> 
> I doubt if there is any MIPS machine using standard PC ISA bus that is *not*
> on a PCI bus ...

FWIW, there is.
There are some old Siemens RM400 models (1989 vintage) with R3000 CPU and ISA 
bus.

Pretty unlikely that they'll be supportet any time, though... :-(

Florian

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