Re: [ACPI] [PATCH] 4 of 6 introduce acpi_global_irq_to_irq()

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2004-03-10 10:44:39
>>>>> On Tue, 9 Mar 2004 16:26:31 -0700, Bjorn Helgaas <> said:

  Bjorn> i386, x86_64, ia64, ACPI: Introduce acpi_global_irq_to_irq()
  Bjorn> Rename acpi_irq_to_vector() to acpi_global_irq_to_irq().
  Bjorn> This function takes an ACPI global IRQ (often called a
  Bjorn> "global system interrupt", but "global_irq" seems to be
  Bjorn> commonly used in Linux), and converts it to a Linux IRQ.

  Bjorn> This removes IA64 and PCI_USE_VECTOR #ifdefs from ACPI.

The ia64-specific changes have my blessing.

However, I'd _much_ prefer "gsi" in lieu of "global_irq".  It's much
easier to think of the former as a numbering-scheme separate from the
Linux irq numbers.  Justs my 2 cents...

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