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Date:	Sun, 18 Feb 2007 00:19:49 +0100
From:	Francois Romieu <>
To:	Auke Kok <>
Cc:	Jeff Garzik <>,,
	"Brandeburg, Jesse" <>,
	"Kok, Auke" <>,
	"Ronciak, John" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] e1000: fix shared interrupt warning message

Auke Kok <> :
> It is suspected that workarounds in the _up() routine of e1000 can cause 
> the receive unit to be enabled before we're all done initializing the 
> adapter data. An interrupt arriving before we're all done setting up 
> obviously causes problems. To fix, we postpone enabling interrupts 
> completely until the software intialization is finished.

Call me dense but is there a chance that the same receive unit that should
not be enabled now emits interrupts between e1000_up() and request_irq() ?

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