Subject: Re: CIA bridges never use BWX capability
To: None <>
From: Tom Vier <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/06/2004 22:40:46
On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 02:09:14AM +0200, Joachim Kuebart wrote:
> calling alpha_amask() directly. The trouble with SMP is that if one of the
> CPUs doesn't support BWX, this gets detected too late for CIA to notice and
> it wreaks havoc. Maybe CIA needs to be able to do a full initialisation

afaik, no smp machines will accept different cpu's (model or clock), so this
shouldn't be a problem. iirc, ev5 and later supports bwx. there's no way you
could put an ev4 and an ev5 in the same box.

Tom Vier <>
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