[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kernel26 2.6.27-2
thomas at archlinux.org
Mon Oct 13 11:45:54 EDT 2008
Jan de Groot schrieb:
> On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 14:39 +0200, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>> Am Montag 13 Oktober 2008 14:07:02 schrieb Dan McGee:
>>> You'll see something about MSI in there if your computer supports
>>> otherwise it will be business as usual with the PIC/APIC being used.
>> Thats the problem. My computer should support it (pci 2.2 and pcie)
>> but the
>> output is still:
> I think your drivers should support MSI to be able to use it.
> My system has Intel ICH9R and Intel E1000 network, which use the ahci
> and e1000e drivers:
> [jan at jan ~]$ cat /proc/interrupts | grep -i MSI
> 761: 175705 175119 PCI-MSI-edge eth0
> 762: 193798 194868 PCI-MSI-edge ahci
> [jan at jan ~]$ dmesg | grep -i MSI
> pcieport-driver 0000:00:1c.0: found MSI capability
> pcieport-driver 0000:00:1c.1: found MSI capability
> pcieport-driver 0000:00:1c.2: found MSI capability
> pcieport-driver 0000:00:1c.3: found MSI capability
> pcieport-driver 0000:00:1c.4: found MSI capability
On my laptop I only see support in the iwl3945 driver. We could probably
rebuild the nvidia driver so that it will support MSI as well, however
that didn't help for Pierre.
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