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

To: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Import updates from i386's i8259.c
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2006 20:32:59 +0000
Cc: sshtylyov@ru.mvista.com, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 02:03:48AM +0900, Atsushi Nemoto wrote:

> > 8259A PICs and so was capable of handling only 8 IRQs. Dual 8259A was first 
> > used in the AT class machines...
> 
> It has been called "XT-PIC" anyway so I'd like to keep unchanged.

90% of the i8259 code are identical between i386 and MIPS and several
others; maybe it's time to share such code between architectures.

  Ralf

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