Re: [PATCH] x86: remove superfluous dmi_ignore_irq0_timer_overridequirks

From: Andreas Herrmann
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 06:04:34 EST

On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 12:57:06PM +0200, Andreas Herrmann wrote:
> The problem should be solved with commits:
> x86: SB600: skip IRQ0 override if it is not routed to INT2 of IOAPIC
> x86: SB450: skip IRQ0 override if it is not routed to INT2 of IOAPIC
> IMHO it does not make sense to check within a dmi-quirk
> whether an early-quirk was applied. Boot sequence is as follows:
> acpi_boot_table_init() (it applies dmi-quirks)
> ...
> early_quirks() (detect bogus IRQ0 override)
> ...
> acpi_boot_init() (setup IO APIC)
> Thus with current code we will always get following warnings for
> Laptops that have this dmi_ignore_irq0_timer_override dmi quirk:
> WARNING: at arch/x86/kernel/acpi/boot.c:1410
> dmi_ignore_irq0_timer_override+0x30/0x60()
> ati_ixp4x0 quirk not complete.
> ... just because the early-quirk (ati_ixp4x0) was not yet executed.

Hi Ingo,

How are chances that this patch will go into tip-tree?
I'd like to see this fix in 2.6.28.



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