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Date:	Mon, 5 May 2014 15:40:37 -0700
From:	Stephen Hemminger <>
To:	Larry Finger <>
Cc:	Adam Lee <>,,, "John W. Linville" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] rtlwifi: make MSI support a module parameter

On Mon, 05 May 2014 09:56:16 -0500
Larry Finger <> wrote:

> On 05/05/2014 03:33 AM, Adam Lee wrote:
> > This makes MSI support a module parameter, for debugging and workaround
> > convenience.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Adam Lee <>  
> Acked-by: Larry Finger <> (for all 3 patches)
> I would have made the default for the MSI option to be true, but that is a 
> matter of preference, and only experience would show which default leads to the 
> fewer failures. On my laptop, both rtl8188ee and rtl8723be work either way. I am 
> now working on a driver for the RTL8192EE that also can use MSI - that has only 
> been tested with the option on.
> Larry

Standard practice is to assume MSI is available, and let the quirks
in the PCI subsystem reject the request to enable MSI.

Also other drivers have a 'disable_msi' module parameter why not follow
their example.

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