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Date:	Thu, 17 May 2007 16:44:05 -0500
From:	wendy xiong <wendyx@...ibm.com>
To:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
Cc:	Wen Xiong <wenxiong@...ibm.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
	Auke Kok <auke-jan.h.kok@...el.com>,
	e1000-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net,
	Kumar Gala <galak@...nel.crashing.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	wendyx@...ux.vnet.ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] e1000: Work around 82571 completion timout on Pseries
	HW

On Thu, 2007-05-17 at 17:04 -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Wen Xiong wrote:
> > Here there are not hardware issue on both Intel or PPC.  The patch is to 
> > work around a loop hold on early version of PCI SGI spec.  
> > The later PCI Sgi have spec have corrected it.  We can just implement it 
> > for PPC only.  Other vendor may have the same issue.
> 
> 
> If it is not a PPC-specific issue, then we should not limit it to PPC.
> 
> 	Jeff
> 
> 

Hi Jeff,

We have tested the patch on PowerPC CEC and IO drawers. We really want
to fix this for PPC. If you can accept for vendors, we are ok.

Thanks for your help!
wendy

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