Re: [PATCH 0/5] Message signaled irq handling cleanups

From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Thu Sep 28 2006 - 00:04:13 EST

Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx> writes:

> On Wednesday 27 September 2006 21:54, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>> The following patch set should be enough to clear up the
>> outstanding issues with genirq on i386 and x86_64. This actually
>> takes things a step farther and moves all of architecture
>> dependencies I could find into the appropriate architecture.
>> So hopefully we are finally close enough that other architectures
>> will be able implement msi support, without too much trouble.
>> msi: Simplify msi sanity checks by adding with generic irq code.
>> msi: Only use a single irq_chip for msi interrupts
>> msi: Refactor and move the msi irq_chip into the arch code.
>> msi: Move the ia64 code into arch/ia64
>> htirq: Tidy up the htirq code
> The (small) x86-64 parts are fine by me. Thanks.

Note this should allow the hack in -mm that disables stack switch
with 4K stacks on i386 to be dropped.


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