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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] irq_domain: remove "hint" when allocating irq numbers
    On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 5:44 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
    <> wrote:
    > On Wed, 2012-04-11 at 17:18 -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
    >> The 'hint' used to try and line up irq numbers with hw irq numbers is
    >> rather a hack and not very useful.  It also had some value when irq
    >> reverse mapping was lazy, and not done right at map time.  However, the
    >> lazy mapping is to be removed, so keeping around 'hint' isn't helpful
    >> anymore.  This patch removes it.
    > Please document that this also removes the support for irq_virq_count,
    > which breaks PS3, to be "fixed" by your patch 3/3 (you may want to
    > re-order the patches here) and that fixes an actual bug with mapping of
    > interrupts above NR_IRQS

    Yes, I'll either fix this patch or reorder before merging.

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