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Re: Resetting a Broadcom in software

To: Jonathan Day <imipak@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Resetting a Broadcom in software
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2006 03:03:24 +0200
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On Wed, Sep 06, 2006 at 03:59:39PM -0700, Jonathan Day wrote:

> The Sentosa uses a dual-core Broadcom 1250 processor
> with an SB1 version 0.2 core. The board is BCM91250E
> Revision 1.
> 
> The Swarm also uses a Broadcom 1250 with an SB1
> version 0.2 core, but the board is a BCM91250A.
> 
> Most of the difference seems to be in the motherboard,
> rather than the CPU, but I couldn't tell you what the
> difference is between an E and an A, and why the A
> seems better-behaved.

There are sub-types to pass 2 but I don't know how to identify those.
Probably by the content of the wafer id register or something like that.

  Ralf

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