On Oct 10, 2006, at 7:16 PM, Amos Waterland wrote:

I don't see a definitive statement in the mpic spec. Is it ok to reset
the mpic an arbitrary number of times, or even more than once, after
power on?  We are allowing dom0 to reset it at the moment ...

Thats an excellent question.
Linux resets the PIC because:
  1. can't trust what state the FW left it in
  2. kexec

is one more time so bad?

BTW: this is another possible reason for our mpic hang, that we are reseting it while its actually doing something?!


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