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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/4] PCI: Support multiple MSI
On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 12:05:25PM +1000, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-07-05 at 09:34 -0400, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > Add the new API pci_enable_msi_block() to allow drivers to
> > request multiple MSIs. Reimplement pci_enable_msi in terms
> > of pci_enable_msi_block. Add a default implementation of
> > arch_setup_msi_block() that only allows one MSI to be requested.
>
> I don't think you need arch_setup_msi_block() at all.
>
> We already have an arch hook that takes a number of irqs, it's
> arch_setup_msi_irqs(), plural. It also has the type passed to it (MSI or
> MSI-X), so it can decide if it needs to allocate the irq numbers
> contiguously.
>
> Or am I missing something?

I suppose I should audit the current implementors of arch_setup_msi_irqs
(er, maybe that's just you?) to be sure that there's no assumption that
MSI -> asked for one. I'll look into doing it your way tomorrow (my
timezone ;-)

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