Re: pre-2.0.31-9 and Sparc

Doug Ledford (
Tue, 09 Sep 1997 07:37:46 -0500


> Umm, no. The aic7xxx driver has i386 assembler in it's source and
> that inline assembler is not protected by any ifdef's or such.
> I had to ifdef that crap out to get it to work on UltraSparc/PCI
> systems. It is a bug in the driver, not this persons configuration or
> header files... I'm surprised more Alpha people haven't screamed
> about this already.

The function that has that code in it is currently unused (it was planned
for future use) and the patch I sent to this list corrects it (comments the
function out entirely).

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