Re: [PATCH 1/1] arm64: kexec: no need to do irq_chip->irq_mask if it already masked

From: Sudeep Holla
Date: Tue Aug 04 2020 - 06:20:37 EST

+Marc Z

On Tue, Aug 04, 2020 at 04:56:57PM +0800, Jason Liu wrote:
> No need to do the irq_chip->irq_mask() if it already masked.
> BTW, unconditionally do the irq_chip->irq_mask() will also bring issues
> when the irq_chip in the runtime PM suspend. Accessing registers of the
> irq_chip will bring in the exceptions. For example on the i.MX:

The change looks good and is inline with the additional checks we do for
eoi and disable. However, the imx_irqsteer_irq_mask is not safe to be
called with runtime suspend. What happens if some driver using the irq
on this chip calls disable_irq when this irqchip is suspended ?