[LinuxBIOS] mptable util not working?

joe at smittys.pointclark.net joe at smittys.pointclark.net
Fri Nov 2 18:20:56 CET 2007

Quoting Corey Osgood <corey.osgood at gmail.com>:

> joe at smittys.pointclark.net wrote:
>> Quoting Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de>:
>>> On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 09:30:11AM -0400, joe at smittys.pointclark.net wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> I am having prolems with the mptable utility. I keeps telling me "MP
>>>> FPS NOT found, suggest trying -grope option!!!". If I try the grope
>>>> option it still spits out the same message. Am I doing something wrong?
>>> Probably not, could be that your system doesn't _have_ an mptable.
>>> Not all systems do. Which board are we talking about here? Is it multi-CPU?
>>> Uwe.
>> No single Processor, that's probibly why. It seems to contain alot of
>> IO data though. I think this is my problem, CPU to IO doesn't seem to
>> be communicating, and I thought the mptable might help. I'm
>> stumped.... But Corey maybe able to help me figure this out very soon.
>> Thanks - Joe
> Yeah, there's probably no mptable on that system. Even if there was, the
> data output by it won't compile unless CONFIG_SMP is set in LB (which
> you really don't need, since it's not an SMP system).
> Uwe recently sent in some fixes to the 440bx to help speed that up, you
> should take a look at it. I think one of the issues was with the cpu.
> -Corey
The only thing I coud see is Uwe changed it to do a 200us delay at the  
begining of the sdram_enable cycle is there more?

Thanks - Joe

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