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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/13] irq: Introduce IRQD_AFFINITY_MANAGED flag
On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 10:50:53PM +0200, Bart Van Assche wrote:
> Does it matter on x86 systems whether or not these interrupt vectors are
> also associated with a CPU with a higher CPU number? Although multiple bits
> can be set in /proc/irq/<n>/smp_affinity only the first bit counts on x86
> platforms. In default_cpu_mask_to_apicid_and() it is easy to see that only
> the first bit that has been set in that mask counts on x86 systems.

Wow, thanks for the information. I didn't know the apic wasn't using
the full cpu mask, so this changes how I need to look at this, and will
experiment with such a configuration.

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