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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sysfs: add per pci device msi[x] irq listing (v5)
On Tue, Nov 01, 2011 at 09:58:33AM -0700, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Nov 2011 12:47:26 -0400
> Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 09:21:48AM -0700, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> > > On Thu, 6 Oct 2011 14:08:18 -0400
> > > Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > This patch adds a per-pci-device subdirectory in sysfs called:
> > > > /sys/bus/pci/devices/<device>/msi_irqs
> > > >
> > > > This sub-directory exports the set of msi vectors allocated by a given
> > > > pci device, by creating a numbered sub-directory for each vector beneath
> > > > msi_irqs. For each vector various attributes can be exported. Currently the
> > > > only attribute is called mode, which tracks the operational mode of that vector
> > > > (msi vs. msix)
> > > >
> > >
> > > Ok this adds new ABI in the form of sysfs files so I want to make sure
> > > it's ok.
> > >
> > > Matthew has dreams of a more sophisticated MSI-X management scheme, but
> > > it sounds to me like that will mostly affect the driver interfaces and
> > > shouldn't be incompatible with the sysfs scheme you propose here.
> > >
> > > If so, great, we can pull this in and maybe one day someone will
> > > implement better MSI-X support.
> > >
> > > If not, I'd like to hear objections now; Neil has been responsive and
> > > fixed several issues. I don't want to block his patch unless we have
> > > something concrete that it conflicts with.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > --
> > > Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center
> > Ping Jesse, has something gone awry here? I've not seen this show up in your
> > tree yet.
>
> It's sitting in my queue and I've timed out waiting for objections. So
> I'll put it in my -next tree shortly. Thanks for your patience Neil.
>
No problem, just wanted to make sure it didn't get lost in the move back to
kernel.org
Thanks!
Neil

> --
> Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center




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