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Re: End c-tx49.c's misserable existence

To: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
Subject: Re: End c-tx49.c's misserable existence
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 17:19:19 +0200
Cc: nemoto@toshiba-tops.co.jp, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 12:15:09AM +0900, Atsushi Nemoto wrote:
> Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 00:15:09 +0900 (JST)
> To:   ralf@linux-mips.org
> Cc:   nemoto@toshiba-tops.co.jp, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
> Subject: Re: End c-tx49.c's misserable existence
> From: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
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> 
> >>>>> On Mon, 14 Apr 2003 17:48:25 +0200, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> 
> >>>>> said:
> 
> >> One more request.  Please enclose R4600_V1_HIT_CACHEOP_WAR and
> >> R4600_V2_HIT_CACHEOP_WAR with appropriate CONFIG_CPU_XXX.  I do not
> >> know what CPUs need this workaround... (at least TX49 does not need
> >> this)
> 
> ralf> I'll leave it unconditionally enabled for now because the
> ralf> Makefiles could behave in undefined ways if multiple
> ralf> CONFIG_CPU_* options are selected and quite a few systems
> ralf> support both the R4600 and other processors like the Indy.
> ralf> Another day.
> 
> I have been misunderstood that people who needs the workaround always
> select CONFIG_CPU_R4X00.  But it is not true.  Now I understand.
> 
> But recent reorganization increased a number of c-r4k.c users
> somewhat.  How about introducing new config macros such as
> CONFIG_R4600_V1_WORKAROUNDS ?

That's all part of the Great Plan.  For now you can control many of the
workarounds in <asm/war.h>.

  Ralf

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