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From: Scott Wood <scottwood@freescale.com>
To: Segher Boessenkool <segher@kernel.crashing.org>
Cc: Bogdan Purcareata <bogdan.purcareata@freescale.com>,
	<linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org>, <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] powerpc/mpic: Add DT option to skip readback after EOI
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:03:25 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1422486205.10544.99.camel@freescale.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20150128201533.GA10436@gate.crashing.org>

On Wed, 2015-01-28 at 14:15 -0600, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 03:57:53PM -0600, Scott Wood wrote:
> > At this point, given the previous discussion, does anyone object to
> > removing the readback entirely?  Do we have any evidence that reading
> > WHOAMI is effective at addressing whatever problem reading EOI made go
> > away on the relevant platform?
> 
> What platforms were those?  Just test there!

Ben said "some macs".  The only Mac I have is packed away and may not be
the one Ben had in mind, so I can't "test there".

> If no one remembers, they can not (any longer) be important platforms ;-)
> Just remove the code, and if in twelve months finally someone reports a
> failure we will at least know what platform it was.

This is what I was trying to encourage. :-)

-Scott



      reply	other threads:[~2015-01-29  1:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-27 15:19 Bogdan Purcareata
2015-01-27 21:57 ` Scott Wood
2015-01-28 20:15   ` Segher Boessenkool
2015-01-28 23:03     ` Scott Wood [this message]

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