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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:
>
> * 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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