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Re: Resetting a Broadcom in software

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: Resetting a Broadcom in software
From: Jonathan Day <>
Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2006 15:59:39 -0700 (PDT)
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The Sentosa uses a dual-core Broadcom 1250 processor
with an SB1 version 0.2 core. The board is BCM91250E
Revision 1.

The Swarm also uses a Broadcom 1250 with an SB1
version 0.2 core, but the board is a BCM91250A.

Most of the difference seems to be in the motherboard,
rather than the CPU, but I couldn't tell you what the
difference is between an E and an A, and why the A
seems better-behaved.

--- Ralf Baechle <> wrote:
> This is not a problem I know of but given your
> description it sounds very
> much like a hardware issue.  Can you find about the
> exact versions of the
> 1250 on the various board?  With the FPU being on
> chip I would expect
> some correlation between the chip revision and this
> issue.

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