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Re: Tulip RaQ2 64 Bit Fix

To: Grant Grundler <grundler@parisc-linux.org>
Subject: Re: Tulip RaQ2 64 Bit Fix
From: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 18:29:11 -0800
Cc: jgarzik@pobox.com, tbm@cyrius.com, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, grundler@parisc-linux.org, Francois Romieu <romieu@fr.zoreil.com>
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Grant Grundler <grundler@parisc-linux.org> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Jan 16, 2006 at 08:36:55PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > >Jeff, can you please suggest how this patch should be altered to make it
> > >acceptable?
> > 
> > Answer hasn't changed since this was last discussed:  sleep, rather than 
> > delay for an extra-long time.  That's the only hurdle for the tulip 
> > patches you keep resending.
> > 
> > Francois Romieu even had an untested patch that attempted this, somewhere.
> 
> Yes, he implemented a workqueue to invoke tulip_select_media().
>       http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/5/21/69
> 
> His patch didn't deal with the same issue in tulip_restart_rxtx()
> as noted here:
>       http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/5/22/6
> 
> Otherwise, it was mostly ok - just some other nits.
> Last reply on that thread was Oct 2005: "an updated version is cooking".
> 

Might help to cc him.

Look, we really don't care who writes the patch.

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