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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/25] Decouple IRQ issues (MSI, i386, x86_64, ia64)
    On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 04:24:35PM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
    >
    > The primary aim of this patch is to remove maintenances problems caused
    > by the irq infrastructure. The two big issues I address are an
    > artificially small cap on the number of irqs, and that MSI assumes
    > vector == irq. My primary focus is on x86_64 but I have touched
    > other architectures where necessary to keep them from breaking.
    >
    The MSI portions of this patchset is similar to the MSI cleanup
    I was working on. I'll drop my patchkit and instead comment on
    the relevant patches in this kit.

    I got a couple of minor compile errors on i386 (kernel/io_apic.c).
    I fixed them up by hand and the resulting kernel booted and
    worked with MSI in the limited testing I've done so far.

    thanks,
    Rajesh
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