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Re: [BUG] R5000 failure in kmap_coherent on Lasat board, bug that has be

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [BUG] R5000 failure in kmap_coherent on Lasat board, bug that has been there for a while?
From: David Daney <ddaney@avtrex.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 10:09:49 -0700
Cc: Thomas Horsten <thomas@horsten.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Ralf Baechle wrote:
On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 09:53:03AM -0700, David Daney wrote:

I will try said patch on my O2/R5000 and the sigma8634.

The patch is total bullshit.  It doesn't even try to fix the issues but
rather disables the alias-avoidance mechanism.


Upon further consideration of the patch, I tend to agree.  It would be nice to 
fix the bug though.

David Daney
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