Re: [RFC/PATCH 0/3] ACPI based I/O APIC hot-plug

From: Paul Ionescu <>
Date: 2005-04-27 00:03:26
Hi Kenji,

On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 22:39:26 +0900, Kenji Kaneshige wrote:

> Hi,
> Here is a set of patches to support ACPI based I/O APIC hotplug. This code
> consists of the following three patches.
>     - Add the new interfaces for I/O APIC hot-add/hot-remove. The
>       implementation of these interfaces depends on each architecture.
>     - IA64 implementation of above-mentioned interfeces for I/O APIC
>       hot-add/hot-remove.

Any plans for i386 implementation ?

>     - Add I/O APIC hot-add support to ACPIPHP dirver. PCI root bridge
>       hot-add will be fully functional with this patch. This will be also
>       needed to support hot-add of p2p bridge hierarchy that contains I/O
>       APICs. This code supports only hot-add for now.
> These patches support I/O APIC hot-plug on ia64 only for now. These are
> against 2.6.12-rc2-mm3.
> Thanks,
> Kenji Kaneshige

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