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Re: Slower BogoMIPS rating on 1.3.62 than on 1.2.10 :-)

Subject: Re: Slower BogoMIPS rating on 1.3.62 than on 1.2.10 :-)
From: Stoned Elipot <>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 1996 12:21:18 +0100
In-reply-to: Your message of "Tue, 13 Feb 1996 23:34:34 MST." <>
Hi all,

>>>>> "Warner" == Warner Losh <> writes:
Warner>         1) Why can't it find the keyboard?  Another interrupt
Warner> thing?  I rebooted a second time (to see if I could find my
Warner> missing bogomips) and found that I got a *flood* of keyboard
Warner> error messages.  
Warner> 2) Why did it find a floopy (fd0) and then
Warner> say it couldn't find a controller?  

I got these too, the solution is: increase the value of TIMEOUT_CONST
in keyboard.c, it's used by kbd_wait_for_input(), after I increased
it, keyboard initialization went ok and floppy too !!

Warner> 3) Shouldn't I have a WAIT
Warner> instruction?  Hmmm... Not in the MUM, so maybe not.

I don't think so.

Warner> each interrupt in arch/mips/kernel/rpc44.S, spurious_interrupt
Warner> removed from rpc44.S and tyne.S, a horrible kludge in

Idem for magnum.c and spurious_interrupt() for my Oily.

Warner> Why does it now work?  Obviously, it is because Ralf is a God.
Yes ! ;)

Cheers, Stoned.

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