Re: [PATCH v3 3/7] irqchip: gic: Support hierarchy irq domain.
From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Mon Oct 13 2014 - 15:51:54 EST
On Monday 13 October 2014 13:10:32 Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 13/10/14 11:43, Joe.C wrote:
> > On Thu, 2014-10-09 at 17:59 +0100, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> >> On 09/10/14 15:29, Joe.C wrote
> >>> @@ -952,7 +988,11 @@ void __init gic_init_bases(unsigned int gic_nr, int irq_start,
> >>> gic_irqs -= hwirq_base; /* calculate # of irqs to allocate */
> >>> - if (of_property_read_u32(node, "arm,routable-irqs",
> >>> + if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_IRQ_DOMAIN_HIERARCHY) &&
> >>> + of_find_property(node, "arm,irq-domain-hierarchy", NULL))
> >>> + gic->domain = irq_domain_add_linear(node, gic_irqs,
> >>> + &gic_irq_domain_hierarchy_ops, gic);
> >> I really think that looking for a property is the wrong thing to do. If
> >> "node" is non-NULL, then we're pretty sure that we're initializing from
> >> DT, and that a pure linear domain should be the right thing, leaving the
> >> legacy stuff for the few non-DT platforms that are still around.
> >> Thanks,
> >> M.
> > The only reason I introduce "arm,irq-domain-hierarchy" property is
> > trying to keep original behavior when hierarchy irq domain is not used.
> > Without this, when a board init GIC with DT, all driver will have to use
> > devicetree. I'm not sure we want to break things like this.
> I don't think we want to support a "middle of the road" setup, where the
> GIC is probed by DT, but some devices have hardcoded interrupts.
Agreed. We should work on making GIC DT-only by converting the few remaining
users instead, and certainly should not add any new board files that
might use the domain hierarchy code.
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