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Date:	Thu, 21 Aug 2008 17:35:26 -0700
From:	Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@...tuousgeek.org>
To:	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>
Cc:	Yinghai Lu <yhlu.kernel@...il.com>,
	James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@...senpartnership.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Andrew Vasquez <andrew.vasquez@...gic.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] pci: change msi-x vector to 32bit

On Thursday, August 21, 2008 5:11 pm Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@...tuousgeek.org> writes:
> > On Thursday, August 21, 2008 1:47 pm Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> >> Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@...tuousgeek.org> writes:
> >> > On Friday, August 15, 2008 7:36 pm Yinghai Lu wrote:
> >> >> we are using 28bit pci (bus/dev/fn + 12 bits) as irq number, so the
> >> >> cache for irq number should be 32 bit too.
> >> >>
> >> >> Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <yhlu.kernel@...il.com>
> >> >> Cc: Andrew Vasquez <andrew.vasquez@...gic.com>
> >> >>
> >> >> ---
> >> >>  drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_def.h |    2 +-
> >> >>  include/linux/pci.h            |    2 +-
> >> >>  2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >> >>
> >> >> Index: linux-2.6/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_def.h
> >> >> ===================================================================
> >> >> --- linux-2.6.orig/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_def.h
> >> >> +++ linux-2.6/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_def.h
> >> >> @@ -2109,7 +2109,7 @@ struct scsi_qla_host;
> >> >>
> >> >>  struct qla_msix_entry {
> >> >>  	int have_irq;
> >> >> -	uint16_t msix_vector;
> >> >> +	uint32_t msix_vector;
> >> >>  	uint16_t msix_entry;
> >> >>  };
> >> >>
> >> >> Index: linux-2.6/include/linux/pci.h
> >> >> ===================================================================
> >> >> --- linux-2.6.orig/include/linux/pci.h
> >> >> +++ linux-2.6/include/linux/pci.h
> >> >> @@ -730,7 +730,7 @@ enum pci_dma_burst_strategy {
> >> >>  };
> >> >>
> >> >>  struct msix_entry {
> >> >> -	u16 	vector;	/* kernel uses to write allocated vector */
> >> >> +	u32	vector;	/* kernel uses to write allocated vector */
> >> >>  	u16	entry;	/* driver uses to specify entry, OS writes */
> >> >>  };
> >> >
> >> > I see a lot of smoke about this, but not a clear consensus.  It sounds
> >> > like no one objects to making the MSI vector field 32 bits, but there
> >> > were a lot of concerns about IRQ vector naming/numbering in general? 
> >> > And I assume this particular patch isn't 2.6.27 material...
> >>
> >> There is no need for this particular patch in 2.6.27.
> >> It is a trivial bug fix so it can go in whenever.
> >>
> >> Mostly this is a discussion about code that should land in the 2.6.28
> >> timeframe assuming all is well.
> >
> > Ok, thanks Eric.  I'll queue it up for linux-next after the next 2.6.27
> > pull.
>
> Are you maintaining the pci tree now?  I get lost who is doing what some
> days.

Yep, since af40b485ea2d957ae2f237ab0e33539ae8f29562.

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Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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