RE: RE[PATCH]2.6.4-rc3 MSI Support for IA64

From: Nguyen, Tom L
Date: Fri Mar 12 2004 - 19:24:59 EST

On Fri, 12 Mar 2004, David Mosberger wrote:

>>>>> On Fri, 12 Mar 2004 18:26:39 -0500 (EST), Zwane Mwaikambo <zwane@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:

> Zwane> I wonder if we could consolidate these vector allocators as
> Zwane> assign_irq_vector(AUTO_ASSIGN) has the same semantics as
> Zwane> ia64_alloc_vector() and the one for i386 is also almost the
> Zwane> same as its MSI ilk.

> Agreed. I don't see any reason why ia64_alloc_vector() and
> assign_irq_vector() couldn't or shouldn't be one and the same thing
> (and assign_irq_vector() is a fine name).

Agree. Thanks!

> Tom, if you want to send me a patch that converts the existing uses of
> ia64_alloc_vector() to assign_irq_vector(), I'd be happy to apply
> (assuming it's clean etc., as usual).

Thanks! We'll do. I will work with Tony and Jun to consolidate i386/IA64 vector
allocators to ensure it is clean.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at