Re: [PATCH v4 3/5] irqchip: Add DT binding doc for the virtual irq demuxer chip

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Wed Feb 11 2015 - 04:12:16 EST

On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 08:48:36PM +0000, Mark Rutland wrote:
> From f390ccbb31f06efee49b4469943c8d85d963bfb5 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@xxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:14:33 +0000
> Subject: [PATCH] genirq: allow mixed IRQF_NO_SUSPEND requests
> In some cases a physical IRQ line may be shared between devices from
> which we expect interrupts during suspend (e.g. timers) and those we do
> not (e.g. anything we cut the power to). Where a driver did not request
> the interrupt with IRQF_NO_SUSPEND, it's unlikely that it can handle
> being called during suspend, and it may bring down the system.
> This patch adds logic to automatically mark the irqactions for these
> potentially unsafe handlers as disabled during suspend, leaving actions
> with IRQF_NO_SUSPEND enabled. If an interrupt is raised on a shared line
> during suspend, only the handlers requested with IRQF_NO_SUSPEND will be
> called. The handlers requested without IRQF_NO_SUSPEND will be skipped
> as if they had immediately returned IRQF_NONE.
> Cc: Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Jason Cooper <jason@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Nicolas Ferre <nicolas.ferre@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@xxxxxxx>

Aw gawd.. not that again.

So Rafael and tglx went over this a few months ago I think:

is the last series I could find. Maybe Rafael can summarize?
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