[COMMIT] fixes for pcm-5823

Ronald G. Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Nov 12 22:36:00 CET 2002

On Wed, 13 Nov 2002, Andrew Ip wrote:

> Looks like I have located the problem.  The reason of the ethernet can't get
> irq is because pirq routing table is not written properly.  If option 
> CONFIG_COMPRESS is set to 0, then everything back to normal.  compression may
> affect pirq routing table area.  Also, 2.4.17 and 2.4.19 also have different 
> behavior.  On 2.4.19, ping doesn't work even it has an irq.  However, if 
> writing an irq to PCI_INTERRUPT_LINE in mainboard.c, then ping works.  2.4.17 
> works either way.

2.4.19 is broken. I posted the fix here a few days ago and I can send it 
to you. 

I'm glad compression is an option :-)

interesting problem and thanks for the fix. Here is an interesting case
where having linuxbios do less (letting Linux parse the IRQ table)
revealed a bug in linuxbios.


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