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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/25] Decouple IRQ issues (MSI, i386, x86_64, ia64)
    Rajesh Shah <> writes:

    > On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 04:24:35PM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
    >> The primary aim of this patch is to remove maintenances problems caused
    >> by the irq infrastructure. The two big issues I address are an
    >> artificially small cap on the number of irqs, and that MSI assumes
    >> vector == irq. My primary focus is on x86_64 but I have touched
    >> other architectures where necessary to keep them from breaking.
    > The MSI portions of this patchset is similar to the MSI cleanup
    > I was working on. I'll drop my patchkit and instead comment on
    > the relevant patches in this kit.
    > I got a couple of minor compile errors on i386 (kernel/io_apic.c).
    > I fixed them up by hand and the resulting kernel booted and
    > worked with MSI in the limited testing I've done so far.

    Sounds good.

    Hmm. I thought I had compile tested on i386.
    Something must have bit rotted since then. :(

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