Non legacy drivers are all drivers but such legacy drivers. Included are PCI, USB drivers, etc.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Zwane Mwaikambo [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2003 12:54 PM
> To: Nakajima, Jun
> Cc: Nguyen, Tom L; firstname.lastname@example.org; Saxena, Sunil; Mallick,
> Asit K; Carbonari, Steven
> Subject: RE: RFC Proposal to enable MSI support in Linux kernel
> On Wed, 14 May 2003, Nakajima, Jun wrote:
> > That's a good idea, and that's the way we did this (we added MSI
> > support on top of the vector-based indexing). If people are interested
> > the vector-based indexing (i.e. provide the vector number to device
> > drivers (non-legacy drivers only) instead of IRQ) for some other uses,
> > would like to discuss possible cleaner implementations.
> > Long will post a patch containing the vector-based indexing part only.
> Thanks! It'd be a lot easier to test the core changes too. What do you
> mean by non legacy?
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