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

To: Francois Romieu <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH, RESEND] Add MWI workaround for Tulip DC21143
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2006 03:58:24 +0000
Cc: Martin Michlmayr <>,,
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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.


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