Sean MacLennan smaclennan at
Fri Jan 11 17:19:27 EST 2008

Stefan Roese wrote:
>> There are firmwares that do not reset the EMAC and MAL before passing
>> control to the client program (Linux in our case).  This can cause
>> weird things to happen, like spurious interrupts or DMAs from the
>> hardware overwriting kernel memory.  So we quiesce the hardware really
>> early on those.
>> I don't believe U-Boot has that problem.  If it does, it should be
>> fixed :)
> No, U-Boot doesn't have this problem.
> Best regards,
> Stefan
Thanks for the confirmation! One less thing to worry about.


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