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SubjectRe: [PATCH 54/57] Documentation: irq: Change documents related to IRQF_DISABLED
On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 04:33:08PM -0600, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 3:28 AM, Yong Zhang <yong.zhang0@gmail.com> wrote:
> > IRQF_DISABLED is a NOOP now, place where suggest to use this
> > flag also doesn't make sense any more.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Yong Zhang <yong.zhang0@gmail.com>
>
> I assume this will be applied via some non-PCI tree (let me know if
> otherwise). The MSI-HOWTO.txt change looks fine to me.

(Sorry for my late response because of long vacation)

So if you could pick it up, just go ahead, otherwise tglx will
take it :)

>
> > --- a/Documentation/scsi/ncr53c8xx.txt
> > +++ b/Documentation/scsi/ncr53c8xx.txt
> > @@ -786,7 +786,9 @@ port address 0x1400.
> > ? ? ? ? irqm:1 ? ? same as initial settings (assumed BIOS settings)
> > ? ? ? ? irqm:2 ? ? always totem pole
> > ? ? ? ? irqm:0x10 ?driver will not use IRQF_SHARED flag when requesting irq
> > - ? ? ? ?irqm:0x20 ?driver will not use IRQF_DISABLED flag when requesting irq
> > + ? ? ? ?irqm:0x20 ?driver will not use IRQF_DISABLED (does not make sense
> > + ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?any more since genirq will keep irq disabled and the flag
> > + ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?is dead from linux-2.6.35) flag when requesting irq
> >
> > ? ? (Bits 0x10 and 0x20 can be combined with hardware irq mode option)
>
> The new text doesn't make sense to me. I think it should say something like:
>
> irqm:0x20 driver will not use IRQF_DISABLED flag when requesting
> irq (only useful for linux-2.6.34 and earlier)

Hmmm, it seems more simple :)
Will update it. Thanks for your idea.

Yong



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