Subject: Re: ppcoea-renovation update (hackathon6)
To: None <>
From: Robert Swindells <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 05/09/2007 22:46:49
Tim Rightnour wrote:
>This is a quick update of the branch status, as well as the results from the

>1) extr_intr unification.  Mostly done.  Prep and macppc have been
>converted to the new shared pic code.  Generic handlers have been
>written for i8259, prepivr, and openpic.  Still remaining is
>conversion of other ports.


>Even though the hackathon is officially over, the branch is still
>open, and work continues.  Now that macppc and prep are mostly
>converted, these can serve as examples to anyone wanting to try to
>take on a port.

How is the new interrupt code designed to be used on systems that have
interrupt enables and masks split over multiple registers ?

There is an example in powerpc/marvell.

Robert Swindells