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Re: CVS Update@oss.sgi.com: linux

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: CVS Update@oss.sgi.com: linux
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2002 19:37:17 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1020203191613.20409B-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>; from macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl on Sun, Feb 03, 2002 at 07:18:01PM +0100
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On Sun, Feb 03, 2002 at 07:18:01PM +0100, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> > Log message:
> >     i8259.c assumes that i8259 are interrupt 0 to 15.  Change DDB5476
> >     code accordingly.
> 
>  Hmm, the assumption might be justifiable for the i386 only?  Shouldn't
> i8259.c be fixed instead? 

These are the ISA interrupts; many drivers make assumptions about the
interrupts numbers, so we can't really change the numbers anyway.  For
any non-ISA interrupt it's number can be choosen freely.

  Ralf

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