[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kernel26 2.6.27-2

Thomas Bächler 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
>> it,
>>> 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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