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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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