Handling interrupt routing cleanly...
stepan at suse.de
Wed Feb 4 08:40:01 CET 2004
* Eric W. Biederman <ebiederman at lnxi.com> [040202 01:28]:
> Thinking about this a little more open firmware defines one
> single root for it's interrupt tree, even if it must be purely
> A simple extension of that idea is to have one root for each
> interrupt processing mode. And each node should be able to define
> multiple interrupt parents. That should be sufficient to handle
> the LinuxBIOS case.
> That leaves a lot of details to handle but it should work.
I'm not sure if I get you right... is this because the available
interrupts can be spread over all the busses and IOAPICs?
Stefan Reinauer, SUSE LINUX AG
Teamleader Architecture Development
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