RFC Patch: Use x86 init_hwif in the alim15x3 for x86-like PowerPC systems
avorontsov at ru.mvista.com
Fri Apr 17 08:04:51 EST 2009
On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 11:27:34PM +0200, Roderick Colenbrander wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 10:57 PM, Anton Vorontsov
> <avorontsov at ru.mvista.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 09:30:00PM +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> On Wednesday 15 April 2009 16:34:22 Roderick Colenbrander wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > I'm using a Xilinx ML510 it features a PowerPC 440 cpu inside a
> >> > Virtex-5 FPGA. The board also contains a ALI M1533 south bridge
> >> > for IDE, USB and Audio. I did a lot of work to get the pci bus working
> >> > on this board and it works correctly but the default init code
> >> > of the alim15x3 driver doesn't work for me. The driver explicitly
> >> > disabled some initialization code for powerpc after uncommenting this
> >> > code it works properly. Benjamin Herrenschmidt and I think this
> >> > !CONFIG_PPC check should be removed because the system behaves
> >> > like a real 'x86' system (also the i8259 interrupt controller is used).
> >> Ben, I guess you are OK with the change and there are no longer other
> >> platforms requiring CONFIG_PPC check below? [I don't see your ACK here]
> > I'd like to nak this patch. It'll break MPC8610HPCD boards.
> > See commit 6d1cee44361b8d06ccd1812e80448d86ae60dfe3
> > I'm not sure how should we handle this for Xilinx PPC, MPC8610
> > PPC and Sparc all at the same time, but it's obvious that #ifdef
> > isn't enough any longer...
> If it is really a board specific issue (in case of powerpc it appears
> to be one) we could also use the default_irq override in ppc_md. What
> do you think?
Um, I don't see "default_irq" in the ppc_md. Do you want to add one?
I wonder if DECLARE_PCI_FIXUP_*() mechanism will work... see
arch/powerpc/platforms/fsl_uli1575.c as an example for board-specific
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