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SubjectRe: Fix irq_affinity write from /proc for IPF
Ashok Raj <ashok.raj@intel.com> 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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