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Re: SMTC support status in latest git head.

To: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@paralogos.com>
Subject: Re: SMTC support status in latest git head.
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:50:30 +0000
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On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 10:32:57AM -0800, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:

> I am no longer associated with MIPS Technologies and no longer have
> access to my email archives from that period.  If I did, I could tell you
> which LMO kernel version(s) had SMTC working "out of the box".  There
> definitely was at least one, and I commented on it in an email.  You
> might be able to find it in the LMO email archives, but it's possible that
> I only sent it to a MIPS internal mailing list.
> 
> There was also a message I wrote that I had *thought* had gone to
> the LMO mailing list, but may have only been sent to a group of internal
> MIPS and customer engineers, in which I described the recommended
> procedure for debugging exactly this canonical problem with porting
> SMTC.

git bisect to the rescue :)  It's time consuming with a slow machine but
perfectly doable.  Go back, find some antique kernel version with
functioning SMTC and take it from there.

  Ralf

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