Re: Porting driver from x86

From: Eric Desjardins <>
Date: 2005-02-11 02:05:04
The drivers want's to know if it has been put to sleep or not. It's not
used often. It's not my code and the reasons seems a bit obscure to me.

It is possible to do it anyway?


On Thu, 2005-02-10 at 10:06, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 08:11:55AM -0500, Eric Desjardins wrote:
> > I'm not to familiar with kernel code but I'm trying to port a kernel
> > driver from x86 to ia64.
> > 
> > I was just wondering how should I translate that:
> > 
> > static int interrupts_blocked()
> Drivers shouldn't need to know whether interrupts are blocked or not.
> What are you trying to do?
Eric Desjardins <>
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