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Date:	Thu, 6 Sep 2007 16:27:29 -0400
From:	Andy Gospodarek <andy@...yhouse.net>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	mchan@...adcom.com, andy@...yhouse.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [TG3]: Workaround MSI bug on 5714/5780.

On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 12:50:19PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: "Michael Chan" <mchan@...adcom.com>
> Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2007 12:05:30 -0700
> 
> > The HT1000 bridge may very well have an MSI issue.  I'm checking with
> > ServerWorks and I will do some testing to confirm.  If confirmed, we can
> > disable MSI behind the HT1000 bridge instead of globally.  The 5714
> > issue is not caused by the HT1000 as it is not behind the HT1000.
> 
> What I'm going to do at this point is just merge the tg3
> fix into the current 2.6.23 tree right now.
> 
> Meanwhile I'll have the HT1000 MSI quirk revert ready and,
> unless we find a reason not to, I'll ask Greg KH to merge
> that patch into 2.6.24
> 
> It seems the safest and most reasonable way to handle this
> right now.

Sounds great.  Hopefully Michael will hear something back from his folks
before too long and we can use whatever they suggest instead of just the
revert.

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