Re: [PATCH] pinctrl: intel: Mask interrupts on driver probe

From: Linus Walleij
Date: Fri Sep 22 2017 - 09:39:12 EST

On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 7:47 AM, Mika Westerberg
<mika.westerberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 02:20:03PM -0500, Kyle Roeschley wrote:
>> Powering off the system on Apollo Lake does not clear the interrupt
>> enable registers for the GPIOs. To avoid an interrupt storm on driver
>> probe, clear all interrupt enables before enabling our interrupt line.
> It is up to the BIOS to set the proper mask and program the pads
> accordingly. Which platform and BIOS this is?
> I would rather not do this because it might cause other problems.

If this needs to happen llike this on some systems or even
just on some BIOS revisions the target systems and/or BIOS
revisions certainly need to be detected first.

Linus Walleij