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Re: au1000_lowlevel_probe on au1000_eth.c

To: Ulrich Eckhardt <>
Subject: Re: au1000_lowlevel_probe on au1000_eth.c
From: Rodolfo Giometti <>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 09:34:36 +0200
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On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 08:36:08AM +0200, Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
> What is the _right_ thing is difficult to answer, but the reasons for the 
> oops 
> are simple (at least they were on the platform I used): you have more than 
> one device connected to the same system bus. In my case, it was the boot-PROM 
> and (I think) the PCMCIA memory. So, in practice one could only access one of 
> the two and you had to toggle between them. I'm not sure it is worth the 
> hassle of toggling (and doing so in an orderly fashion!), I'd rather parse 
> the PROM once and then store the results in RAM.

I see. But maybe the «best» thing to do is just to skip these settings
during wake up after a sleep since they are magniful only during boot




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