Re: [PATCH] fix PCI interrupt setting for ia64

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2004-03-09 09:10:27
>>>>> On Mon, 8 Mar 2004 15:05:21 -0700, Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas@hp.com> said:

  Bjorn> My inclination is that it's better to help find ACPI bugs,
  Bjorn> and if broken tables turn out to be a problem, we can add
  Bjorn> some kind of command-line switch or blacklist to deal with
  Bjorn> it.  But I guess we should really get David's opinion, since
  Bjorn> this is a potential issue for 2.6 distributions.

I agree with Bjorn's reasoning, but think that the patch should be
tested first on a Big Sur machine (with the latest official firmware).
If something breaks with old firmware, we can then at least ask the
affected people to upgrade their firmware (or come up with a kernel
workaround).

	--david
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