Re: Subject: L2x0 OF properties do not include interrupt #

From: Rob Herring
Date: Wed Aug 10 2011 - 10:37:33 EST

On 08/10/2011 09:10 AM, Will Deacon wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 02:59:12PM +0100, Rob Herring wrote:
>> I think you should allow for either the single irq or individual irqs.
>> You can specify that the event counter interrupt must be first, then the
>> pmu driver could work either way ignoring the rest. The driver probably
>> needs to mark the handler as shared if there is only the combined
>> interrupt unless you expect all interrupts to be handled by 1 driver.
> I much prefer having seperate, individual IRQs with no requirement on
> ordering.
> Now, the L2 binding also doesn't fit too well for the L2CC on Cortex-A15,
> which is an inner cache like the one on Cortex-A8. Because of this, it
> doesn't have a base address but it *does* have an IRQ which is how external
> aborts are raised.

This is not a general L2 binding, but an L2x0/PL310 binding. A8/A15 L2
is a completely different binding and driver though. You would do
something like the current cpu pmu binding that is just interrupts.

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