Re: [PATCH 03/12] of: Add binding document for MIPS GIC

From: Andrew Bresticker
Date: Sun Aug 31 2014 - 14:34:43 EST

On Sat, Aug 30, 2014 at 12:53 AM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Friday 29 August 2014 15:14:30 Andrew Bresticker wrote:
>> The Global Interrupt Controller (GIC) present on certain MIPS systems
>> can be used to route external interrupts to individual VPEs and CPU
>> interrupt vectors. It also supports a timer and software-generated
>> interrupts.
>> Signed-off-by: Andrew Bresticker <abrestic@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> ---
>> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mips/gic.txt | 50 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> This may be a stupid question, but is this related to the ARM GIC
> in any way or does it just share the name?

There's no relation. Note that it's also "Global Interrupt
Controller" vs. "Generic Interrupt Controller".

> In either case the binding belongs into
> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/.

Will do.
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