Re: pre-104

Richard Gooch (Richard.Gooch@atnf.CSIRO.AU)
Sat, 23 May 1998 15:51:55 +1000

Linus Torvalds writes:
> There's a new pre-patch on
> The bulk of the pre-patch is just some speeling error fixes, but there's a
> one-liner that gets rid of the double interrupts with level-triggered
> irq's on the IO-APIC, and that is known to have fixed one persons SCSI
> tape driver (the fact that there were problems with too many interrupts
> implies that something is slightly buggered in the driver, but..)
> This should also have a ne2000 driver that doesn't get a NULL pointer
> fault for some people, and the irq changes should hopefully make it work
> on UP systems again even if the kernel is compiled as SMP.
> And there are some MTRR updates.
> Comments?

Working fine for me with my PCI NE2000 on a dual PPro.



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