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Re: [3.13-rc regression] Unbreak Loongson2 and r4k-generic flush icache

To: Alexandre Oliva <>, Sergei Shtylyov <>
Subject: Re: [3.13-rc regression] Unbreak Loongson2 and r4k-generic flush icache range
From: John Crispin <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:37:18 +0100
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i think all questions were already answered

On 14/01/2014 11:01, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Jan 13, 2014, Sergei Shtylyov <> wrote:
>> Hello.
>>> Commit 14bd8c08, that replaced Loongson2-specific ifdefs with cpu tests,
>>> inverted the CPU test in local_r4k_flush_icache_range.  Loongson2 won't
>>> boot up using the generic icache flush code.  Presumably other CPUs
>>> might face other problems when presented with Loongson2-specific icache
>>> flush code too.  This patch enabled my Yeeloong to boot up successfully
>>> a 3.13-rc kernel for the first time, after a long git bisect session.
>>> Signed-off-by: Alexandre Oliva <>
>>    Fix for this issue has been posted long ago:
> Thanks.  As long ago as that was, I still don't see it in Torvalds's
> master branch.  Was a pull request including this patch ever send his
> way?  Such a trivial fix for such a show-stopper shouldn't find any
> difficulties making 3.13, I think.

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