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SubjectRe: [patch V2 00/46] x86, PCI, XEN, genirq ...: Prepare for device MSI

On Thu, Sep 03 2020 at 09:35, Ashok Raj wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 01:16:28PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>> This is the second version of providing a base to support device MSI (non
>> PCI based) and on top of that support for IMS (Interrupt Message Storm)
> s/Storm/Store
> maybe pun intended :-)

Maybe? :)

>> based devices in a halfways architecture independent way.
> You mean "halfways" because the message addr and data follow guidelines
> per arch (x86 or such), but the location of the storage isn't dictated
> by architecture? or did you have something else in mind?

Yes, the actual message adress and data format are architecture
specific, but we also have x86 specific allocation info format which
needs an arch callback unfortunately.

>> - Ensure that the necessary flags are set for device SMI
> is that supposed to be MSI?

Of course, but SMI is a better match for Message Storm :)



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