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Re: git: Revert "IO APIC: Assign pins dedicated to PCI in the early stage."

From: "Thomas E. Spanjaard" <tgen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 13:45:07 +0000

Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :If you are going to do it, I think the first step will be supporting
> :256 intr vectors.  And the major work will concern how to properly
> :handle gd_fpending.  I was thinking about splitting it into two parts,
> :one gd_fpending_group (uint8_t should be enough), and one
> :gd_fpenfing[8] (uint32_t mask array), but never find time to do it...
>     That seems to be a reasonable way to do it.  Even better, we could
>     probably combine spending, fpending, and ipending all together,
>     bump the vectors up to 1024 (32x32), and then run it through an array
>     of (C) function pointers for various actions.  That would remove a
>     large chunk of the code duplication.

Isn't it so that we only have one real fast interrupt in use?
	Thomas E. Spanjaard

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