Re: [PATCH] firewire: fix some broken hardware NMI interrupt
From: Sean Bruno
Date: Thu May 22 2008 - 18:52:21 EST
On Thu, 2008-05-22 at 20:07 +0800, JiSheng Zhang wrote:
> >From: Stefan Richter <stefanr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >To: jszhang3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: Re: [PATCH] firewire: fix some broken hardware NMI interrupt
> >Date:Wed, 21 May 2008 17:28:25 +0200
> >jszhang3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > > Some broken pci-1394 card does not clear completely on-chip memory during
> boot, it
> > > may cause pci parity error, then NMI interrupt.
> > Which card?
> hmm, one card using VIA chip.
> > Is the problem still present in linux-2.6.26-rc3?
> It seems that the problem disappeared. Thanks
> > Or if you don't want to test 2.6.26-rc yet, please test 126.96.36.199 with
> > the firewire patchkit from
> > http://me.in-berlin.de/~s5r6/linux1394/updates/. There were changes to
> > fw-ohci which influence chip initialization.
> > --
> > Stefan Richter
> > -=====-==--- -=-= =-=-=
> > http://arcgraph.de/sr/
I've got a VIA board causing the same error reported here.
If someone at Redhat has the time to roll a test kernel for this issue I
can test it in about 15 minutes.
Right now I'm running RHEL 5, 2.6.18-53.1.21.el5
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