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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] IRQ: Maintain regs pointer globally rather than passing to IRQ handlers
    On 10/6/06, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
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    > * Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org> wrote:
    >
    > > >but pt_regs is alot less frequently used than irq - and where it's
    > > >used they arent "drivers" but mostly arch level code like hw-timer
    > > >handlers.
    > >
    > > Nonetheless the -vast majority- of drivers don't use the argument at
    > > all, and the minority that do use it are not modern drivers.
    >
    > i'm all for changing that too :)
    >

    What drivers use irq argument? I know i8042 does but only to detect
    whether interrupt routine was called because irq was raised or it was
    called manually and I can use dev_id for that...

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    Dmitry
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