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Re: [PATCH]: R10000 Needs LL/SC Workaround in Gcc

To: Kumba <kumba@gentoo.org>, gcc-patches@gcc.gnu.org, Linux MIPS List <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>, rdsandiford@googlemail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: R10000 Needs LL/SC Workaround in Gcc
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2008 00:04:16 +0000
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On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 08:47:25PM +0000, Richard Sandiford wrote:

> >> Actually, I meant: I was wondering about the fact that there seems
> >> to be no online copy of the errata sheet that describes this problem.
> >> I've only ever seen a description of the workaround.  I've never seen
> >> a verbatim copy of the errata itself.
> >
> > I tried seeing whether archive.org had anything old off of the
> > mips.com site, but nothing close to the old directory structure seems
> > to exist.  If I new what the PDF file name was, it might be possible
> > to track something down on Google pertaining to the last publicly
> > released revision.  Bit surprised, too, on why NEC doesn't have
> > anything on necel.com.  They produced the actual silicon and had a
> > hand in designing it, if I'm not mistaken.  I'd think they would at
> > least have a copy if no one else.
> 
> Yeah.  Maybe they just want to erase bad memories ;)

The R10000 processor is not a MIPS Technologies but SGI product.  So
you've been looking at the wrong site.  However to shorten your search,
only some of the relativly early versions of the errata sheets were
published.

  Ralf

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