Re: [PATCH 5/6] x86/platform/uv/BAU: Remove initial write to swack register

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Thu Feb 16 2017 - 13:28:58 EST

On Tue, 14 Feb 2017, Andrew Banman wrote:

> Writing to the software acknowledge clear register when there are no
> pending messages causes a HUB error to assert. The original intent of this
> write was to clear the pending bits before start of operation, but this is
> an incorrect method and has been determined to be unnecessary.

This is a bug fix, independent of the rest of the series, right?

So it should go to the beginning of that series or even better sent out as
a seperate patch so it can be picked up right away. Hiding bug fixes in the
middle of a functional/feature series makes them slip through.