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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] msi: Invert the sense of the MSI enables.
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Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> writes:

> Originally I would have thought this would be a good idea, but now that
> Vista is out, which supports MSI, I don't think we are going to need
> this in the future. All new chipsets should support MSI fine and this
> table will only grow in the future, while the blacklist should not need
> to have many new entries added to it.
>
> So I don't think this is a good idea, sorry.

- The current situation is broken
- In spec hardware does not require MSI to generate interrupts
Which leaves enabling MSI optional.

Do you have a better idea to solve the current brokenness?

MSI appears to have enough problems that enabling it in a kernel
that is supposed to run lots of different hardware (like a distro
kernel) is a recipe for disaster.

Eric
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