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authorMichael Witten <mfwitten@gmail.com>2011-07-14 21:54:18 +0000
committerMichael Witten <mfwitten@gmail.com>2011-08-02 21:34:35 +0000
commit6457d9b350b3f4f2098984eee016c6c994b9c096 (patch)
tree9a3674624e313162c44eab3d4f55a15bf8df3bfb /Documentation/PCI
parented737c1882c652f0b5a888df59895b5dc2d10cd7 (diff)
Docs: MSI-HOWTO: Move a sentence to another paragraph
Signed-off-by: Michael Witten <mfwitten@gmail.com> Acked-by: Matthew Wilcox <matthew.r.wilcox@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/PCI')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt b/Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt
index c504f12bcc61..28d1ceeea655 100644
--- a/Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt
+++ b/Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt
@@ -171,7 +171,8 @@ which should be at least 'nvec' entries in size. On success, the
device is switched into MSI-X mode and the function returns 0.
The 'vector' member in each entry is populated with the interrupt number;
the driver should then call request_irq() for each 'vector' that it
-decides to use.
+decides to use. The device driver is responsible for keeping track of the
+interrupts assigned to the MSI-X vectors so it can free them again later.
If this function returns a negative number, it indicates an error and
the driver should not attempt to allocate any more MSI-X interrupts for
@@ -181,9 +182,7 @@ below.
This function, in contrast with pci_enable_msi(), does not adjust
dev->irq. The device will not generate interrupts for this interrupt
-number once MSI-X is enabled. The device driver is responsible for
-keeping track of the interrupts assigned to the MSI-X vectors so it can
-free them again later.
+number once MSI-X is enabled.
Device drivers should normally call this function once per device
during the initialization phase.

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