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SubjectRe: [PATCH] pirq_enable_irq cleanup
Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mer, 2004-08-04 at 19:14, agrover wrote:
>>This is a cleanup of pirq_enable_irq. I couldn't understand this function easily
>>so I cleaned it up.
>>
>>- Hoisted Via quirk to top -- shouldn't break anything but who knows - can someone
>>with this chipset test?
>>- Hoisted legacy IDE check too.
> This looks odd (its hard to read it in diff format in this case). The
> IDE check is only meant to be done if we look for an IRQ and find none.
> This tells us the device is only connected for legacy mode.

> The VIA one is fairly simple. After the IRQ has been identified or
> selected the VIA needs the "true" PCI IRQ number in the IRQ_LINE
> register because internal V-Bus devices are routed via IRQ line not via
> IRQ pin as the PCI spec says.

Thanks for the explanation.

So perhaps do you think there's any alternative ways we can make this
function understandable? I gotta believe there's a way for it to do what
it needs to without 5 layers of nested if()s.
Regards -- Andy

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