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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 3/3] Revert "ACPI,PCI,IRQ: remove SCI penalize function"
On Tue, 4 Oct 2016, Sinan Kaya wrote:

> The SCI function was removed in two steps (first refactor and then remove).
> This patch does the revert in one step.
> The commit 103544d86976 ("ACPI,PCI,IRQ: reduce resource requirements")
> refactored the original code so that SCI penalty is calculated dynamically
> by the time get_penalty function is called. This patch does a partial
> revert for the SCI functionality only.
> The commit 9e5ed6d1fb87 ("ACPI,PCI,IRQ: remove SCI penalize function") is
> for the removal of the function. SCI penalty API was replaced by the
> runtime penalty calculation based on the value of
> acpi_gbl_FADT.sci_interrupt.
> The IRQ type does not get updated at the right time for some platforms and
> results in incorrect penalty assignment for PCI IRQs as
> irq_get_trigger_type returns the wrong type.
> The register_gsi function delivers the IRQ found in the ACPI table to
> the interrupt controller driver. Penalties are calculated before a
> link object is enabled to find out which interrupt has the least number
> of users. By the time penalties are calculated, the IRQ is not registered
> yet and the API returns the wrong type.
> Tested-by: Jonathan Liu <>
> Tested-by: Ondrej Zary <>
> Link:
> Signed-off-by: Sinan Kaya <>

Acked-by: Thomas Gleixner <>

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