[Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH v3 09/14] ixgbe: Use irq_update_affinity_hint

Jesse Brandeburg jesse.brandeburg at intel.com
Tue Jul 13 22:01:53 UTC 2021

On 7/13/2021 2:14 PM, Nitesh Narayan Lal wrote:
> The driver uses irq_set_affinity_hint() to update the affinity_hint mask
> that is consumed by the userspace to distribute the interrupts. However,
> under the hood irq_set_affinity_hint() also applies the provided cpumask
> (if not NULL) as the affinity for the given interrupt which is an
> undocumented side effect.
> To remove this side effect irq_set_affinity_hint() has been marked
> as deprecated and new interfaces have been introduced. Hence, replace the
> irq_set_affinity_hint() with the new interface irq_update_affinity_hint()
> that only updates the affinity_hint pointer.
> Signed-off-by: Nitesh Narayan Lal <nitesh at redhat.com>


Acked-by: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg at intel.com>

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