Re: [GIT PULL tip/genirq] Please pull from lost-spurious-irq

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Tue Aug 03 2010 - 06:06:33 EST

On Mon, 2 Aug 2010, Tejun Heo wrote:
> > And it's even less of an issue as the main users of this misfeature
> > are laptops and desktop machines, where locality is not really that
> > important. If an enterprise admin decides to ignore the fact that the
> > hardware is flaky, then he does not care about the cache line bounces
> > either.
> These problems do happen on intel chipset machines and is something
> which can be worked around with some effort. Eh, let's talk on the
> other reply.

So you're saying that the ATA problem is restricted to Intel chipsets?
Do we know the root cause ?


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