Re: [Linux-ia64] register initialization error on test9 ?

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2000-10-17 18:18:26
>>>>> On Tue, 17 Oct 2000 15:13:46 +0900, Hiro Fujita <fujita@kanagawa.hitachi.co.jp> said:

  Hiro> And, this initialization should be done for all application
  Hiro> processors (APs) even if CONFIG_IA64_EARLY_PRINTK is not
  Hiro> defined, because RR[6] is used for translation when printk()
  Hiro> is called by AP.

No, printk normally doesn't write to the console until the memory
subsystem (and PCI) has been initialized, so this code isn't needed
unless EARLY_PRINTK is set.

Aside from that, your patch looks fine.

Thanks,

	--david
Received on Tue Oct 17 00:18:45 2000

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