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From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
To: Gerhard Pircher <>
Subject: Re: [BUG/RFC/PATCH] drm: Fix for non-coherent DMA PowerPC
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 07:44:11 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1204577051.21545.12.camel@pasglop> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 20:51 +0100, Gerhard Pircher wrote:
> > Remove the GFP_HIGHMEM from the above. It looks like our cache
> > flushing isn't going to work for highmem, it would need some
> > kmap's for that.

> Yes, it looks like this was the problem. No kernel oops anymore.
> The machine locks up anyway (which is a well known hardware problem).
> It doesn't lock up with CPPIOMode=true, but probably only because the
> initialization of DRI fails with "BAD cp_mode (f0000000)!".

Damn, I wonder why you insist trying to make that machine work :-) The
hardware is just totally busted.


  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-03 20:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-11-25 23:41 [RFC/PATCH] " Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-03-02 11:05 ` [BUG/RFC/PATCH] " Gerhard Pircher
2008-03-02 20:47   ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-03-02 22:30     ` Gerhard Pircher
2008-03-02 22:54       ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-03-02 22:56       ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-03-03 19:51         ` Gerhard Pircher
2008-03-03 20:44           ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt [this message]
2008-03-03 21:37             ` Gerhard Pircher

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