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SubjectRe: de2104x: interrupts before interrupt handler is registered
linux-os (Dick Johnson) wrote:
> There are now other "standard" boards that seem to be experiencing
> the same problem. Maybe it is time to make a procedure that turns
> off interrupts for a specific device (not an unknown IRQ). Then
> a subsequent call turns them on after the handler is in place.
> This wouldn't affect current drivers. They would still turn on
> hot by default.

How do you propose to do this? There's no way to mask interrupts from
just one device which is sharing an IRQ line, you have to mask
interrupts from all of those devices. That would be quite ugly IMHO if
one device could disable the interrupt used by another device for
however long it felt like.

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