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Bug#638863: Errors/warnings show during startup

On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 1:53 AM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Ralf,
> Ralf Jung wrote[1]:
>> after upgrading to version 3.2.0-1 of the kernel, one of the two error
>> messages during startup is gone - the corresponding patch by Bjorn Helgaas has
>> been accepted upstream.
>> However, the timer error is still present:
>> $ dmesg | fgrep TCO
>> [   11.915459] SP5100 TCO timer: SP5100 TCO WatchDog Timer Driver v0.01
>> [   11.915563] SP5100 TCO timer: mmio address 0xfec000f0 already in use
>> (I attached the full dmesg log)
>> Bjorn also wrote patches for these, which I attached as well - however, the
>> upstream discussion about them just stopped at some point, and/or the patches
>> got lost while kernel.org was down. I do not know how this is usually handled.
> Nice.  The usual approach is to resend to the relevant people as a
> reminder, like you have done now.  For reference, here's the last
> discussion of the two patches you attached:
>  http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1184383
> If I understand correctly, Cyrill Gorcunov liked the patches.
> Bjorn, would you like to resend, or should I?

I don't think we had clear consensus that my patches were correct.  So
I don't want to blindly resend them without more consideration.


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