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SubjectRe: [PATCH] pata_of_platform: fix no irq handling
On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 10:30:59AM +0900, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Anton Vorontsov wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 03:41:19PM -0500, Matt Sealey wrote:
> >> There is a simple problem with the patch which is that an "IRQ 0" can and does
> >> actually exist on a bunch of platforms, at least to the best of my knowledge.
> >>
> >> Checking for -1 (which means for definite, no irq at all, because it is
> >> totally unambiguous, as a -1 IRQ numbering is "impossible") is more correct.
> >
> > This was discussed years ago.
> >
> > http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/11/22/159
> > http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/11/22/227
> >
>
> Would this break any existing platforms?

Nope.

The driver is only available for PPC platforms.

As time goes by one can change `depend on PPC_OF' to just `depends on
OF', so that the driver will be also available for SPARC. And still
it will work, because SPARC also understands VIRQ0 as invalid VIRQ.


Thanks,

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Anton Vorontsov
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