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SubjectRe: [Fastboot] Re: [PATCH] kexec on ia64
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On Mon, 2006-04-03 at 21:20 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Khalid Aziz <khalid_aziz@hp.com> wrote:
> > +/*
> > + * Terminate any outstanding interrupts
> > + */
> > +void terminate_irqs(void)
> > +{
> > + struct irqaction * action;
> > + irq_desc_t *idesc;
> > + int i;
> > +
> > + for (i=0; i<NR_IRQS; i++) {
>
> for (i = 0; i < NR_IRQS; i++) {
>
> > + idesc = irq_descp(i);
> > + action = idesc->action;
> > + if (!action)
> > + continue;
> > + if (idesc->handler->end)
> > + idesc->handler->end(i);
> > + }
> > +}
>
> Could we have a bit more description of what this function does, and why we
> need it?
>
> Should other kexec-using architectures be using this? If not, why does
> ia64 need it?

We've been kicking around a patch to do something similar, we also eoi
anything that's outstanding. I can't find the patch just now, but it's
on linuxppc somewhere I think.

cheers

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