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SubjectRe: 2.6.10-rc2 doesn't boot (if no floppy device)
On Mon, 2004-11-22 at 23:57, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Nov 2004, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >

> Len, how about this patch - it re-enables the link disable and then
> re-codes the ELCR setting to match.
> Basically it just computes the new ELCR: if acpi_noirq is set, it
> leaves it at the old value, otherwise it zeroes it - and in both cases
> it fixes the SCI entry.

> Your argument for doing this ended up being convincing, so the only
> difference between this and your debug patch is really just the
> obvious organizational ones, and the test for "acpi_noirq", which I
> think is needed (since if acpi_noirq is set, we're not going to
> disable and re-enable the PCI interrupts, so we'll just have to trust
> ELCR).

I think your use of acpi_noirq in acpi_pic_sci_set_trigger() was clever
-- maybe more clever than the name of the routine suggests -- but it
looks correct.

thanks for restoring pci_link.c


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