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RTEMS-mvme5500 BSP update



Hi Joel,

I filed two PRs.
The patch for RTEMS4.9.1-mvme5500 BSP is PR1395.
https://www.rtems.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1395

The  patch for RTEMS 4.8.0-mvme5500 BSP is PR1396.
https://www.rtems.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1396

Hope this helps,
Kate

Joel Sherrill wrote:
> Kate Feng wrote:
>> Joel Sherrill wrote:
>>  
>>> Any chance of getting a patch to apply to the
>>> RTEMS source base?
>>>     
>> The attached mvme5500-patch.tar.gz  contains two files :
>> mvme5500-rtems4.8.0-2009319.diff
>> mvme5500-rtems4.9.1-20090319.diff
>>
>> I tried to file a PR, but it seems that there are some problems
>> with the bug tracking system : bugzilla.  I could not even view
>> https://www.rtems.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1385
>> It was OK last week, though.   
> We got a new bugzilla version in an update and apparently
> it needed touching by hand.
>
> It is back up now.  Weird update.
>
> --joel
>> Kate
>>
>>  
>>> --joel sherrill
>>> RTEMS
>>>
>>> Kate Feng wrote:
>>>    
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> The stable version of RTEMS-mvme5500 BSP is posted at
>>>> http://www.nsls.bnl.gov/facility/expsys/software/EPICS/
>>>> The "RTEMS-mvme5500 BSP v1.4.9.1", was tested
>>>> under RTEMS 4.9.1, and the "RTEMS-mvme5500 BSP v1.4.8.0"
>>>> was tested under RTEMS 4.8.0..
>>>>
>>>> The highlights of the change are :
>>>>
>>>> 1)  Use the GT_GPP_Value register (0xf104) instead of the
>>>> GT_GPP_Interrupt_Cause register (0xf108) to monitor the cause
>>>> of the level sensitive interrupts. See irq/BSP_irq.c.
>>>> This is an unique solution which solves part of the bugs in
>>>> the BSP, which especially affects the 1GHz network driver.
>>>>
>>>> 2) There is no change in the 100 MHz network driver. Thus,
>>>> its performance stays the same.  Some bugs were fixed in the
>>>> 1GHz network drivers (e.g. if_wm.c).
>>>>
>>>> 3)Enable "PCI Read Agressive Prefetch", "PCI Read Line Agressive 
>>>> Prefetch",
>>>> and "PCI Read Multiple Agressive Prefetch" to improve the 
>>>> performance of
>>>> the PCI based applications (e.g. 1GHz network driver). See 
>>>> pci/pci_interface.c.
>>>> However, performance is driven by applications.
>>>>
>>>> There is no known bug at this point.  Any feedback which is related to
>>>> the RTEMS-mvme5500 BSP would be highly appreciated.
>>>>
>>>> Hope this helps,
>>>> Kate
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>     
>>
>>   
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