Re: [patch] 2.4.25-pre8, 2.6.2-rc2 mca.c - pass irq_safe around

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2004-02-11 09:57:17
>>>>> On Fri, 06 Feb 2004 17:37:03 +1100, Keith Owens <kaos@sgi.com> said:

  Keith> The patch is against 2.4.25-pre8 bk.  It also applies to
  Keith> 2.6.2-rc2 bk (with some fuzz and offsets), after applying my
  Keith> previous 6 patches to 2.6.2-rc2 mca.c.

  Keith> Patches from Ben Woodward to calculate irq_safe once and pass
  Keith> it around.

I applied the patch but I'm wondering what happens if someone adds a
new SAL_INFO_TYPE which isn't irq-safe.  Wouldn't it be safer to flip
things around and check sal_info_type against known-to-be-safe values?

	--david
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