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Re: Modpost warning on Alchemy

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Subject: Re: Modpost warning on Alchemy
From: Sergei Shtylyov <>
Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2007 18:10:58 +0400
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Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

How about using a softirq then?

  Using softirq for what?

 For what you would otherwise want to do in the interrupt context.

If you want an example, then please have a look at phylib, where in the

   No.  I don't feel like rewriting IDE/libata cores. ;-)

interrupt handler you cannot even access the interrupt status register of the originating device (there may be a number of them sharing the same line too), because in general it is impossible to access the MDIO bus from the interrupt context.

   Thanks for the example, though.


MBR, Sergei

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