On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 01:47:04PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Nov 2002, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > Below are patches to replace cli/sti and accomplices from the WD33c93
> > driver. Who is currently the maintainer of this driver? Ok to send to
> > Linus?
> Feel free to send it to Linus. Meanwhile I'll check it in in the m68k tree.
> > 2.5 doesn't boot on MIPS yet so this patch is untested. This patch gets
> > it to build; it was written by Marc Zygnier and reviewed by me and we
> > think it does the right thing.
> To me it looks OK as well. Unfortunately I don't have wd33c93 hardware (except
> in the old A500/A590, which doesn't run uClinux well/yet :-).
> BTW, am I correct in assuming that the driver is broken on 2.4.x as well?
> It looks like there are lots of paths in wd33c93_intr() where interrupts
> aren't properly restored.
I don't have any recent bug reports about the driver on SGI hardware. All
I can say it feels a little slow but I'm not sure how much I can expect
from my good ol' Indy. And I think it would gain from being fed through