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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 01/15] drivers/base: Introduce platform_msi_ops

On 4/26/2020 12:01 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 04:33:53PM -0700, Dave Jiang wrote:
>> From: Megha Dey <>
>> This is a preparatory patch to introduce Interrupt Message Store (IMS).
>> Until now, platform-msi.c provided a generic way to handle non-PCI MSI
>> interrupts. Platform-msi uses its parent chip's mask/unmask routines
>> and only provides a way to write the message in the generating device.
>> Newly creeping non-PCI complaint MSI-like interrupts (Intel's IMS for
>> instance) might need to provide a device specific mask and unmask callback
>> as well, apart from the write function.
>> Hence, introduce a new structure platform_msi_ops, which would provide
>> device specific write function as well as other device specific callbacks
>> (mask/unmask).
>> Signed-off-by: Megha Dey <>
> As this is not following the Intel-specific rules for sending me new
> code, I am just deleting it all from my inbox.

That is my fault. As the aggregator of the patches, I should've signed
off Megha's patches.

> Please follow the rules you all have been given, they are specific and
> there for a reason. And in looking at this code, those rules are not
> going away any time soon.
> greg k-h

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