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Date:   Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:15:19 -0500
From:   Xander Huff <>
To:     Sergei Shtylyov <>,
CC:,,, Nathan Sullivan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] phy: request shared IRQ

On 8/24/2016 1:41 PM, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> Hello.
> On 08/24/2016 08:53 PM, Xander Huff wrote:
>> From: Nathan Sullivan <>
>> On hardware with multiple PHY devices hooked up to the same IRQ line, allow
>> them to share it.
>     Note that it had been allowed until my (erroneous?) commit
> 33c133cc7598e60976a069344910d63e56cc4401 ("phy: IRQ cannot be shared"), so I'd
> like this commit just reverted instead...
>     I'm not sure now what was the reason I concluded that the IRQ sharing was
> impossible... most probably I thought that the kernel IRQ handling code exited
> the loop over the IRQ actions once IRQ_HANDLED was returned -- which is
> obviously not so in reality...
> MBR, Sergei
Thanks for the suggestion, Sergei. I'll do just that.

Xander Huff
Staff Software Engineer
National Instruments

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