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From: Felipe Balbi <>
To: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] irq: track the owner of irq descriptor
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2011 13:26:09 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 12:17:31PM +0200, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> Since those functions can be called from within modules we should ensure
> that nobody is going to free this module while someone is using an irq via
> requst_.*irq() and still using them.
> A reference is hold in request irq and released on free irq.
> Signed-off-by: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <>

This is very good news, I was waiting for that to start changing how
MUSB allocates and frees endpoints. I wanted to have per-endpoint IRQ
handlers and this will help achieve that ;-)


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  reply	other threads:[~2011-07-11 10:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-07-11 10:17 Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
2011-07-11 10:26 ` Felipe Balbi [this message]
2011-07-28  9:40 ` [tip:irq/urgent] irq: Track " tip-bot for Sebastian Andrzej Siewior

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