Re: [patch 0/6] x86: cleanups and fixes for irq migration codeduring cpu offline

From: Gary Hade
Date: Mon Nov 02 2009 - 12:35:56 EST

On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 03:59:38PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Suresh Siddha <suresh.b.siddha@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-10-26 at 15:24 -0700, Siddha, Suresh B wrote:
> > > First four patches in the series unify the fixup_irqs() along with
> > > couple of cleanups. It also fixes an issue where the interrupt subsystem can
> > > point the interrupt to the offlined cpu (for non interrupt-remapping case)
> > > causing the device to not work. This was observed by Gary.
> > >
> > > These four patches are ready for inclusion
> >
> > Ingo, if no one has any objections, can you please consider the first
> > four patches in this patchset for -tip testing?
> Yep, queued them up. I went for the whole batch as it looks good and
> needs wider testing as well.
> Note, i fixed a few small details in patch #5.
> Note #2, the signoffs from Gary looked weird - they were put last while
> the patches did not come from him. I changed those to Acked-by -

Thats fine with me. I was involved to a minor extent
in the development of the patches but I think my biggest
contribution was testing.

BTW, looks like "[patch 1/6] x86: unify fixup_irqs() for 32-bit
and 64-bit kernels" got committed without this change.

Thanks for giving them a chance.


Gary Hade
System x Enablement
IBM Linux Technology Center
503-578-4503 IBM T/L: 775-4503

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