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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86_64 irq: reuse vector for __assign_irq_vector
On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 09:15:31PM -0700, yhlu wrote:
> in phys flat mode, when using set_xxx_irq_affinity to irq balance from
> one cpu to another, _assign_irq_vector will get to increase last used
> vector and get new vector. this will use up the vector if enough
> set_xxx_irq_affintiy are called. and end with using same vector in
> different cpu for different irq. (that is not what we want, we only
> want to use same vector in different cpu for different irq when more
> than 0x240 irq needed). To keep it simple, the vector should be reused
> instead of getting new vector.
> Also according to Eric's review, make it more generic to be used with
> flat mode too.
> This patch need to be applied over Eric's irq: cpu_online_map patch.
> Cc: Eric W. Biederman <>
> Cc: Muli Ben-Yehuda <>
> Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <>

Boots fine and survives a quick stress test.

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