gt-64260 Question

Mark A. Greer mgreer at
Wed Nov 26 07:24:12 EST 2003

Benjamin Davis wrote:

> Errata 9 of
> talks about some issues with QACK,


> I further noticed how in arch/ppc/platform/pmac_feature.c, in
> probe_uninorth:
>     if (uninorth_rev < 0x11) {
>         actrl |= ((uninorth_rev < 3) ? UNI_N_ARB_CTRL_QACK_DELAY105 :
>             UNI_N_ARB_CTRL_QACK_DELAY) <<
>         UN_OUT(UNI_N_ARB_CTRL, actrl);
> It would appear to me that a QACK delay is being set by communication
> with the uninorth.  I will say now though this is my first experiance
> with the kernel.
> I was kinda thinking they might have gotten around the errata by
> extending the delay of the QACK.  This QACK is the system saying it is
> time to get out of nap, and snoop.

I don't see any reference in the 64260 manual that lets you control
this.  Are you sure that you need to nap/snooze?  IOW, are you sure
you're not solving a problem you don't have?


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