bootstrap stuffs

Benjamin Herrenschmidt bh40 at
Tue Feb 16 05:20:22 EST 1999

On Mon, Feb 15, 1999, David Edelsohn <dje at> wrote:

>	As Gabriel correctly explained, a "sync" instruction may be
>necessary before interrupts are enabled if some off-chip operation, like
>modifying an interrupt controller on the bus, was performed.  That is
>because of the bus operations which need to complete before interrupts can
>be enabled, not because of the enabling itself.

Yep, I knew this case, the sync after switching them OFF was just a
paranoid move on my part. Thanks for the tips.

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