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SubjectRe: [announce] [patch] limiting IRQ load, irq-rewrite-2.4.11-B5

On Thu, 4 Oct 2001, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, Ben Greear wrote:
> > That requires re-writing all the drivers, right?
> NAPI? [...]

Ben is talking about the long-planned "irq_action->handler() returns a
code that indicates progress" approach Linus talked about. *that* needs
the changing of every driver, since every IRQ handler prototype that is
'void' now needs to be changed to return 'int'. (the change is trivial,
but intrusive.)


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