MP Build... FYI
dilinger at queued.net
Sun Nov 4 14:11:14 EST 2007
On Sun, 04 Nov 2007 14:06:57 -0500
Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org> wrote:
> > I'm still confused/concerned.... In particular, I have memories
> > of a change for manufacturing test to cause the systems to wake
> > up on multi-cast, to enable the mass suspend/resume testing of
> > units.
> > Andres, did this ever go by chance into the 62x series of builds
> > (as opposed to being a separate kernel RPM?
> > If so, at which build did it go in?
> There's been a miscommunication: while the ChangeLog for 624 says
> "* libertas wake on network data" (whatever that means), such a patch
> was not in the build. The only difference between 623->624 was one
> patch that modified the DCON, and the only difference between 624->625
> was another single DCON patch. Jim's description of each build is
Sigh. Looks like the wrong kernels ended up the builds. The main
differences between them are the wake-on-broadcast patch, and some
additional delays in the dcon workaround code. Hopefully that
shouldn't make a difference...
> The "wake on broadcast" patch went into a "mfgtest" kernel branch
> so that it could be used independently by Quanta (since it is not
> appropriate for a release). The 6xx builds use the "trial-3"
> series of kernels, which did not see this patch.
> - Chris.
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