Subject: Re: next68k softintr(9) patch
To: Izumi Tsutsui <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/08/2007 16:19:27
On Tue, Mar 06, 2007 at 12:56:02AM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> Could anyone try or review attached patch?
> There are several possible issues though:
> - According to next68k/include/cpu.h, TIMER is at ipl 6
> but current IPL_CLOCK is (PSL_S|PSL_IPL3).
> It was chaned after DMA fixes were integrated, but
> is it really required?
> - NEXT_I_SOFTINT are defined in cpu.h and it seems
> that they can generate real hardware interrupts,
> but current siron() doesn't touch any hardware and
> it uses hp300 derived simulated sir to handle softintrs.
> Are these bits are just taken from NEXTSTEP but unused?
> - next68k seems to have its own interrupt control register,
> so maybe it should have own spl control routines like x86
> rather than traditional m68k splN() based implementation.
good work ! I can't anserw your questions, but My Next (68040) boots multiuser
with this patch. Both disk and network looks fine.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference