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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86: Don't allow nr_irqs > NR_IRQS
[Ben Hutchings - Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 07:15:31PM +0000]
| On Wed, 2008-11-05 at 22:11 +0300, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
| [...]
| > Ben I didn't manage to get a look over ACPI related changes
| > (ie to find the reason why the kernel is able to reveal 5 IO-APICs
| > now
| [...]
|
| I was mistaken; that *isn't* a recent change. A default RHEL 5 kernel
| (based on 2.6.18) also finds 5 IOAPICs.
|
| Ben.
|

So, these io-apics was there for a long time :) and recent dyn-irq
tricks just bared the problem of NR_IRQS for which Yinghai already
sent a patch. Lets wait until they're merged.

- Cyrill -


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