Subject: Re: SA11x0 support
To: None <>
From: Robert Swindells <>
List: port-arm
Date: 06/10/2001 20:11:53
>Robert Swindells wrote:
>> The one remaining problem is with the interrupt code, which is different
>> between hpcarm and arm32. Could any of the hpcarm implementors describe
>> why they did things differently to the arm32 derived ports ?

>Are you talking about the difference between irq_claim and
>sa11x0_intr_establish APIs?  Or irq_entry implementation in sa11x0_irq.S?

No, the lower level code in the arm32/arm32 and hpcarm/hpcarm directories.

>I don't see any problem with these difference as they affect SA11x0
>integrated device driver code only, AFAIK.  Could you explain the
>situation bit more?

The SA1111 driver depends on hpcarm/softintr.c which fails to link as
ipl_to_spl() is only in hpcarm/stubs.c not arm32/stubs.c

I can see what is different, I just want to know why.

Robert Swindells