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SubjectRe: PATCH 2.4.5.1: Fix Via interrupt routing issues
Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > +/* we will likely need a better ifdef, something like
> > + * ifdef CONFIG_EXTERNAL_APIC
> > + */
> > +#ifdef CONFIG_X86_IO_APIC
>
> I disagree. The IO-APIC is the chipset APIC. It is distinct from the APIC
> on the processors.

Disagree with which part? The fix, or likely needing a better ifdef?

From the point of view of the Via southbridge chip, IO-APIC is
external... The comment above the ifdef was more along the lines of,
"Via on PPC (OpenPIC?) might need this too, not just io-apic"

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