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Re: cli/sti removal from wd33c93.c

To: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Subject: Re: cli/sti removal from wd33c93.c
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 13:54:25 +0100
Cc: Marc Zyngier <>, Linux/m68k <>, Linux/MIPS Development <>
In-reply-to: <>; from on Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 01:47:04PM +0100
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On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 01:47:04PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> On Mon, 25 Nov 2002, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > Below are patches to replace cli/sti and accomplices from the WD33c93
> > driver.  Who is currently the maintainer of this driver?  Ok to send to
> > Linus?
> Feel free to send it to Linus. Meanwhile I'll check it in in the m68k tree.
> > 2.5 doesn't boot on MIPS yet so this patch is untested.  This patch gets
> > it to build; it was written by Marc Zygnier and reviewed by me and we
> > think it does the right thing.
> To me it looks OK as well. Unfortunately I don't have wd33c93 hardware (except
> in the old A500/A590, which doesn't run uClinux well/yet :-).
> BTW, am I correct in assuming that the driver is broken on 2.4.x as well?
> It looks like there are lots of paths in wd33c93_intr() where interrupts
> aren't properly restored.

I don't have any recent bug reports about the driver on SGI hardware.  All
I can say it feels a little slow but I'm not sure how much I can expect
from my good ol' Indy.  And I think it would gain from being fed through
Lindent ...


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