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Date:	Thu, 17 May 2007 08:10:41 -0500
From:	Kumar Gala <>
To:	Christoph Hellwig <>
Cc:	Auke Kok <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] e1000: Work around 82571 completion timout on Pseries HW

On May 17, 2007, at 4:01 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 07:43:27PM -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:
>>> index 49be393..830d851 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/net/e1000/e1000_main.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/net/e1000/e1000_main.c
>>> @@ -819,6 +819,16 @@ e1000_reset(struct e1000_adapter *adapter)
>>> 		E1000_WRITE_REG(&adapter->hw, CTRL, ctrl);
>>> 	}
>>> +#if defined(CONFIG_PPC64) || defined(CONFIG_PPC)
>> If this is really on need on pseries HW this should be #ifdef
>> CONFIG_PPC_PSERIES.  No reason to force this on all PPC.
> No, it shouldn't.  powerpc kernels are multi-platform.

Right, but if you build a multi-platform kernel with pseries support  
you'll get CONFIG_PPC_PSERIES set.

> It really shouldn't be there at all because something in either the  
> intel
> or pseries hardware is totally buggy and we should disable features in
> the buggy one completely.


- k
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