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

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