Re: NS83820 2.6.0-test5 driver seems unstable on IA64

From: David S. Miller <davem_at_redhat.com>
Date: 2003-09-24 10:04:08
On Tue, 23 Sep 2003 17:13:33 -0700
Grant Grundler <iod00d@hp.com> wrote:

> It might. I be happy to share what I know about i860/i960 over pizza.
> I worked on ATT SVR4 port to i860 in 1989/90 and things were quite
> different then...

Q: How does an OS context switch work on the i860?
A: The user sneezes and the kernel cleans up after it.

I've hung out with i860 hackers already in my past :)
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