RE: [PATCH 1/1] Drivers: hv: vmbus: Use the new infrastructure fordelivering VMBUS interrupts

From: KY Srinivasan
Date: Sat Feb 09 2013 - 09:10:13 EST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg KH [mailto:gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 2:13 PM
> To: KY Srinivasan
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> Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] Drivers: hv: vmbus: Use the new infrastructure for
> delivering VMBUS interrupts
> On Wed, Feb 06, 2013 at 07:25:59AM -0800, K. Y. Srinivasan wrote:
> > Use the infrastructure for delivering VMBUS interrupts using a
> > special vector. With this patch, we can now properly handle
> > the VMBUS interrupts that can be delivered on any CPU. Also,
> > turn on interrupt load balancing as well.
> >
> > This patch requires the infrastructure that was implemented in the patch:
> > X86: Handle Hyper-V vmbus interrupts as special hypervisor interrupts
> >
> Because of the dependancy, this should go through the x86 tree as well:
> Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


Let me know if I need to make any adjustments to these patches. These set of
patches are key for Linux scalability on Hyper-V.


K. Y

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