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    SubjectRe: Fix irq_affinity write from /proc for IPF
    Ashok Raj <> wrote:
    > > Is it not possible for ia64's ->set_affinity() handler to do this deferring?
    > >
    > There are other places where we re-program, and its fine to call the
    > current version of set_affinity directly, like when we are doing cpu offline
    > and trying to force migrate irqs for ia64.
    > Changing the default set_affinity() for ia64 would result in many changes,
    > this still keeps the same purpose of those access functions, and
    > differentiates the proc write cases alone without changing the meaning
    > of those handler functions. (and a smaller patch)
    > this would further complicate the force migrate irq's when we consider
    > MSI interrupts as well. Since it would have its own set_affinity, and we need
    > to hack into MSI's set affinity handler as well which would complicate things.

    OK, just checking.

    I'll include this change in the next batch, probably post-2.6.12-rc1, thanks.
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