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Re: [PATCH] SGIWD93: use cached memory access to make driver work on IP2

To: peter fuerst <post@pfrst.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] SGIWD93: use cached memory access to make driver work on IP28
From: tsbogend@alpha.franken.de (Thomas Bogendoerfer)
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 00:36:57 +0100
Cc: linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, ralf@linux-mips.org, James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com
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On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 12:00:39AM +0100, peter fuerst wrote:
> unlike with sgiseeq.c, in sgiwd93.c there's no need to bloat the hpc_chunk
> and only a single dma_cache_sync-call is necessary in fill_hpc_entries and
> init_hpc_chain respectively.

funny I realized that a couple of minutes ago. A kernel with this
changes booted ok. I'll post an updated driver tomorrow.

Thomas.

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