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Re: SMTC support status in latest git head.

To: Anoop P A <>
Subject: Re: SMTC support status in latest git head.
From: "Kevin D. Kissell" <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 23:53:28 -0800
Cc: STUART VENTERS <>, "Anoop P.A." <>,
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Further interesting data point:

If I specify "nowait" on the command line, I get much better behavior on
the 2.6.36 and 2.6.37 kernels.  In particular, 2.6.37, which hung after
the "Switching to clocksource MIPS" even booting with a single TC, gets
far enough to enable swap space even with 4 TCs running.  I note that
there was historically a problem with getting SMTC to work with the
wait-with-interrupts-disabled idle wait mode.  I had it working back in
2.5.2x, but something seems to have gotten broken in that 2.6.32 to
2.6.36 interval...


            Kevin K.

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