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Re: [UPDATED PATCH] SGIWD93: use cached memory access to make driver wor

To: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Subject: Re: [UPDATED PATCH] SGIWD93: use cached memory access to make driver work on IP28
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2007 16:04:49 +0000
Cc: linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com
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On Sun, Dec 02, 2007 at 11:33:09AM +0100, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:

> SGI IP28 machines would need special treatment (enable adding addtional
> wait states) when accessing memory uncached. To avoid this pain I
> changed the driver to use only cached access to memory.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>

Acked-by: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>

The machine really is as insane as Thomas makes it sound.  Actually even
more so.

  Ralf

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