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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 00/77] Re-design MSI/MSI-X interrupts enablement pattern
On Fri, Oct 04, 2013 at 09:31:49AM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> > Mmmm.. I am not sure I am getting it. Could you please rephrase?
>
> One possibility is for drivers than can use a lot of interrupts to
> request a minimum number initially and then request the additional
> ones much later on.
> That would make it less likely that none will be available for
> devices/drivers that need them but are initialised later.

It sounds as a whole new topic for me. Isn't it?

Anyway, what prevents the above from being done with pci_enable_msix(nvec1) -
pci_disable_msix() - pci_enable_msix(nvec2) where nvec1 < nvec2?

> David

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