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    SubjectRE: [RFC][] IRQ compression/sharing patch
    > On Wed, 10 Aug 2005, Protasevich, Natalie wrote:
    > > our systems we are just about to use up all 224 interrupts, but not
    > > quiet.
    > > I have to mention that as far as I know Zwane is about to
    > release his
    > > vector sharing mechanism, he had it implemented and working
    > for i386
    > > (I tested it on ES7000 successfully, by itself and combined with
    > > compression patch too), and was planning implementing it
    > for x86_64. I
    > > am officially volunteering for testing it in its present state, for
    > > both
    > > i386 and x86_64 (I can still do this on our systems by removing the
    > > IRQ compression code :), hope this will help Zwane and Andi
    > to release
    > > it as soon as possible.
    > I added some of the suggestions brought forward (dynamically
    > allocated IDTs, percpu IDT) last night, all that's left is
    > MSI, which does work right now, but gets all its vectors
    > allocated on the first irq handling domain. I should be done
    > soon, time permitting.

    Zwane, please let me know when I can try it on ES7000, even work in
    progress if you need it (see above about volunteering :)


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