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Re: Fix (workaround?) for BCM Bigsur

To: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Subject: Re: Fix (workaround?) for BCM Bigsur
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 12:17:26 +0000
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 11:44:06AM +0000, Thiemo Seufer wrote:

> > > the appended patchlet allows to boot current HEAD on a BCM1480.
> > > Without it the kernel dies in an unhandled interrupt loop.
> > 
> > I think it's a bugfix.  The whole {sb1250,bcm1250}_steal_irq() irq seems
> > to be a hack papering needed only to paper over other implementation
> > issues.
> 
> FYI, I removed all the *_steal_irq stuff in my tree, the resulting
> kernel works fine on a BCM1480.

Thanks.  I already have f514a361491aea38160f2c9eb4f7494f06b8263a which
deletes the thing in my tree and queued for Linus.

  Ralf

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