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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/mrst/pci: avoid enabling intx for msi capable devices
Jesse: are you taking this or should I?


On 06/21/2010 11:30 AM, Jacob Pan wrote:
> On Moorestown platform, true PCI devices with MSI capabilities do not support
> INTx mode. IRQ line# for those devices are zeros in the PCI shim, an attempt
> to enable INTx on these MSI capable devices will cause conflict in the system
> such as IRQ0 for the system timers.
> If the device driver probes/enables MSI before pci_enable_device(), the conflict
> is not shown since INTx will be disabled. But if the driver tries to enable INTx
> before MSI, the conflict will cause system timer IRQ0 to break.
> This patch will ensure the ordering of INTx and MSI setup by the driver is
> not relavent to INTx conflict. We will always skip INTx setup for MSI capable
> devices on Moorestown.

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