Re: Fix irq_affinity write from /proc for IPF

From: Andrew Morton <akpm_at_osdl.org>
Date: 2005-03-15 12:08:26
Ashok Raj <ashok.raj@intel.com> wrote:
>
> > Is it not possible for ia64's ->set_affinity() handler to do this deferring?
> > 
> 
> There are other places where we re-program, and its fine to call the 
> current version of set_affinity directly, like when we are doing cpu offline
> and trying to force migrate irqs for ia64.
> 
> Changing the default set_affinity() for ia64 would result in many changes, 
> this still keeps the same purpose of those access functions, and 
> differentiates the proc write cases alone without changing the meaning 
> of those handler functions. (and a smaller patch)
> 
> this would further complicate the force migrate irq's when we consider 
> MSI interrupts as well. Since it would have its own set_affinity, and we need
> to hack into MSI's set affinity handler as well which would complicate things.

OK, just checking.

I'll include this change in the next batch, probably post-2.6.12-rc1, thanks.
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Received on Mon Mar 14 20:17:09 2005

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