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Re: [PATCH, RESEND] Add MWI workaround for Tulip DC21143

To: Francois Romieu <romieu@fr.zoreil.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH, RESEND] Add MWI workaround for Tulip DC21143
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2006 03:58:24 +0000
Cc: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>, netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 12:15:30AM +0100, Francois Romieu wrote:

> [...]
> > Does anyone have comments regarding this patch?  I received
> > confirmation from a number of Debian users that this patch
> > significantly improves the lockup situation on Cobalt, so
> > it would be nice if it could go in.
> 
> I'll queue it with the pending de2104x fix(es ?) during my next
> upkeep.

I'm just not convinced of having such a workaround as a build option.
The average person building a a kernel will probably not know if the
option needs to be enabled or not.

  Ralf

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