Re: [PATCH] genirq: provide means to retrigger parent

From: Russell King - ARM Linux
Date: Tue Oct 16 2012 - 18:15:11 EST

On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 03:07:49PM -0700, Kevin Hilman wrote:
> From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Attempts to retrigger nested threaded IRQs currently fail because they
> have no primary handler. In order to support retrigger of nested
> IRQs, the parent IRQ needs to be retriggered.
> To fix, when an IRQ needs to be resent, if the interrupt has a parent
> IRQ and runs in the context of the parent IRQ, then resend the parent.
> Also, handle_nested_irq() needs to clear the replay flag like the
> other handlers, otherwise check_irq_resend() will set it and it will
> never be cleared. Without clearing, it results in the first resend
> working fine, but check_irq_resend() returning early on subsequent
> resends because the replay flag is still set.
> Problem discovered on ARM/OMAP platforms where a nested IRQ that's
> also a wakeup IRQ happens late in suspend and needed to be retriggered
> during the resume process.
> Reported-by: Kevin Hilman <khilman@xxxxxx>
> Tested-by: Kevin Hilman <khilman@xxxxxx>
> [khilman@xxxxxx: changelog edits, clear IRQS_REPLAY in handle_nested_irq()]
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Umm, we also have the converse situation. We have platforms where the
resend has to be done from the child IRQ, and the parent must not be
touched. I hope that doesn't break those.
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