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Re: [PATCH] Import updates from i386's i8259.c

To: Sergei Shtylyov <sshtylyov@ru.mvista.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Import updates from i386's i8259.c
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2006 14:41:45 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, anemo@mba.sphere.ne.jp, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Wed, 6 Dec 2006, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:

> > And with the "IO-APIC-edge" and "IO-APIC-level" alternatives back when the
> > concept of IRQ controllers was introduced, "XT-PIC" rather than "8259A"
> > sounded quite right.
> 
>    I don't follow you here.

 These were the three first names of interrupt controllers introduced back 
in 2.1 and the names chosen looked consistent.

  Maciej

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