APUS irq patch
trini at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Nov 2 11:57:03 EST 2001
On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 01:27:46AM +0100, Roman Zippel wrote:
> Tom Rini wrote:
> > > This patch converts the irq assembly in head.S into C, the only problem is
> > > that I needed to change a prototype in <linux/irq.h>, as some additional
> > > info has to be saved/restored during an irq.
> > Ack. Won't this break other things? I'm assuming other arches use
> > -end() too..
> Quite a lot actually and I don't think it's solvable before 2.5.
> It's a bit unfortunate that a architecture specific structure is in a
> general header. post_irq doesn't exist anymore (which had the pt_regs
> pointer), the only other solution would be to rename hw_interrupt_type
> and use a private version.
Well, could we accomidate APUS with some PPC-specific changes that don't
touch generic stuffs?
Tom Rini (TR1265)
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