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Re: [PATCH 11/36] MIPSR2 ebase isn't just CAC_BASE

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 11/36] MIPSR2 ebase isn't just CAC_BASE
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 16:21:52 +0000
Cc: David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, Tomaso Paoletti <tpaoletti@caviumnetworks.com>
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On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 04:05:34PM +0000, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> > Another thing I noticed is that we don't use write_c0_ebase(), so the
> > firmware better setup this correctly or we crash and burn.  We better
> > should initialize that right ...
> 
>  Well, your version still does not do it...

Intentional omission.  We didn't do that before and Cavium didn't seem to
need it so we can put off fixing that for a little longer.  It needs a
little thought to get NUMA right ...

  Ralf

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