Re: [PATCH] (-mm) drivers/pci/msi: explicit declaration of msi_register

From: Mark Maule <>
Date: 2006-03-17 12:18:27
On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 04:41:08PM -0800, Grant Grundler wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 03:49:06PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > > There are other transaction based interrupt subsystems that are typically
> > > arch specific (e.g. GSC device interrupts on PA-RISC). So far, MSI is the
> > > only generic one and that is clearly part of the PCI spec. 
> > 
> > Yes, that's fine.  But the core pci msi structures do not need to be
> > exported for the whole kernel to see, right?  That's my only point here.
> Yes, got it. I agree.

Ok, I'll move the SN stuff down into pci/drivers.  I think that's ok, and
still allow the separation we want.  Basicly there's [almost] generic
msi core code (msi.c) and platform dependent interrupt controllers
(msi-apic.c and soon msi-altix.c).

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