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Date:	Sun, 29 Jul 2007 01:27:25 -0400
From:	Dmitry Torokhov <>
Cc:	Alan Cox <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix return value of i8042_aux_test_irq

On Thursday 26 July 2007 11:57, wrote:
> On Fri, July 27, 2007 12:29 am, Alan Cox wrote:
> >> > A small number of boxes do share IRQ12 and it was switched to shared
> >> for
> >> > them.
> >> If that is the case interrupt handlers should be able to determine
> >> whether
> >> a certain interrupt comes from their respective devices, and return
> >> IRQ_HANDLED or IRQ_NONE accordingly. Returning IRQ_HANDLED
> >> unconditionally
> >> when IRQF_SHARED is set seems strange. Is this behavior intended?
> >
> > Sometimes you simple can't tell and in those cases you have no choice.
> As I mentioned in a previous email, i8042_interrupt considers that it
> should not handle an interrupt when there is no data to read and,
> accordingly, it returns IRQ_NONE in such cases. I was just wondering if we
> could follow the same approach to make i8042_aux_test_irq more
> IRQF_SHARED-friendly.

Yes, you are right. Patch applied to 'for-linus' branch of input tree.

Thank you.

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