SystemACE driver problem

Grant Likely grant.likely at
Mon Oct 22 13:24:19 EST 2007

On 10/21/07, John Hahn <jhahn at> wrote:
> Grant
> Regarding your comment about the new xsysace.c driver vs. the old Xilinx
> one, is that chosen at the kernel config time ?
> i.e.
> cp arch/ppc/configs/ml403_defconfig
> make ARCH=ppc CROSS_COMPILE=/opt/eldk4.1/usr/bin/ppc_4xx- oldconfig
> ...
> Xilinx SystemACE support (XILINX_SYSACE) [N/m/y/?] (NEW) y
> Xilinx SystemACE support (old driver) (XILINX_SYSACE_OLD) [N/m/y/?] (NEW) N
> I am also about build and test with the 2.6.23-rc2 same source. Just wanted
> to be sure I am choosing the right driver for the ml403 reference design
> bits from Xilinx.

Both drivers work.  The new driver is faster, but the old driver is
more featurefull.  If one isn't working for you, try the other and
report your experiences with both here to the list.


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.
grant.likely at
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