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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] irq: Set multiple MSI descriptor data for multiple IRQs
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On Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:38:54 +0800, Mike Qiu <qiudayu@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> Multiple MSI only requires the IRQ in msi_desc entry to be set as
> the value of irq_base.
>
> This patch implements the above mentioned technique.
>
> Signed-off-by: Mike Qiu <qiudayu@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

Hi Mike,

question below...

> ---
> +int irq_set_multiple_msi_desc(unsigned int irq_base, unsigned int nvec,
> + struct msi_desc *entry)
> +{
> + unsigned long flags, i;
> + struct irq_desc *desc;
> +
> + for (i = 0; i < nvec; i++) {
> + desc = irq_get_desc_lock(irq_base + i, &flags,
> + IRQ_GET_DESC_CHECK_GLOBAL);
> + if (!desc)
> + return -EINVAL;
> + desc->irq_data.msi_desc = entry;
> + if (i == 0 && entry)
> + entry->irq = irq_base;

It's not clear to me why this code only sets the irq value for the first
desc. Why don't the other descs in the array want (irq_base + i) here? A
comment describing what is going on would be appropriate and helpful.

g.


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