Re: [PATCH] fix PCI interrupt setting for ia64

From: David Mosberger
Date: Wed Mar 10 2004 - 15:12:03 EST


Sorry, I lost track of the status of this patch. Has it been checked
out OK with respect to interrupt probing?


>>>>> On Mon, 08 Mar 2004 11:49:10 +0900, Kenji Kaneshige <kaneshige.kenji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:

Kenji> Hi, In ia64 kernel, IOSAPIC's RTEs for PCI interrupts are
Kenji> unmasked at the boot time before installing device drivers. I
Kenji> think it is very dangerous. If some PCI devices without
Kenji> device driver generate interrupts, interrupts are generated
Kenji> repeatedly because these interrupt requests are never
Kenji> cleared. I think RTEs for PCI interrupts should be unmasked
Kenji> by device driver.
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