Re: [PARPORT] parport irq handling v2

Alan Cox (
Mon, 31 Aug 1998 16:02:04 +0100 (BST)

> The irq now is owned by the parport highlevel driver. This allow us to
> detect irq out of cad and avoiding the many request_irq() free_irq() done
> during the parport scheduling.

Uggh. Wrong answer, probably the right fix for 2.2.

The low level drivers should be allocating the IRQ and probing for it.
If parport provides a utility parport_irq_probe_helper all well and good
but its not appropriate to force its use

This is the "library/mid level" driver thing.


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