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Date:	Thu, 01 Mar 2007 14:58:10 -0700
From:	Mark Huth <mhuth@...sta.com>
To:	Michal Schmidt <xschmi00@...d.feec.vutbr.cz>
Cc:	"Kok, Auke" <auke-jan.h.kok@...el.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@...el.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] e1000 stop raw interrupts disabled nag from RT



Michal Schmidt wrote:
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> Kok, Auke wrote:
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>> Mark Huth wrote:
>>     
>>> Well, I'm not an expert on the realtime patches - but most any patch set 
>>> from Ingo seems to set this off - we've run through a bunch all the way 
>>> since 2.6.10.
>>>       
>> that's bizarre, and would imply that Ingo himself never spotted this in ages, 
>> not to mention never tell us about it?
>>     
>
> Ingo's -rt patches have contained this change to e1000 for some time.
> The code is perfectly fine as is for non-RT kernels, so maybe that's why
> noone felt like telling you about it.
>
> Michal
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Ah, tis true indeed.  This only shows up when one brings a newer driver 
forward after the RT patch has been applied.  I guess you would need to 
coordinate this with Ingo.

Thanks,
Mark Huth
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