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Subject[tip: irq/core] Documentation: PCI: Add reference to PCI/MSI device driver APIs
The following commit has been merged into the irq/core branch of tip:

Commit-ID: 88614075a952b1af50f5fb10c958e311f6b4f68a
Author: Ahmed S. Darwish <>
AuthorDate: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 14:55:04 +01:00
Committer: Thomas Gleixner <>
CommitterDate: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 15:15:21 +01:00

Documentation: PCI: Add reference to PCI/MSI device driver APIs

All exported device-driver MSI APIs are now grouped in one place at
drivers/pci/msi/api.c with comprehensive kernel-docs added.

Reference these kernel-docs in the official PCI/MSI howto.

Signed-off-by: Ahmed S. Darwish <>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <>
Reviewed-by: Jason Gunthorpe <>
Acked-by: Bjorn Helgaas <>

Documentation/PCI/msi-howto.rst | 10 ++++++++++
1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/PCI/msi-howto.rst b/Documentation/PCI/msi-howto.rst
index aa2046a..8ae461e 100644
--- a/Documentation/PCI/msi-howto.rst
+++ b/Documentation/PCI/msi-howto.rst
@@ -285,3 +285,13 @@ to bridges between the PCI root and the device, MSIs are disabled.
It is also worth checking the device driver to see whether it supports MSIs.
For example, it may contain calls to pci_alloc_irq_vectors() with the
+List of device drivers MSI(-X) APIs
+The PCI/MSI subystem has a dedicated C file for its exported device driver
+APIs — `drivers/pci/msi/api.c`. The following functions are exported:
+.. kernel-doc:: drivers/pci/msi/api.c
+ :export:
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