Re: [PATCH] of/irq: Add a quirk for controllers with their own definition of interrupt-map
From: Marc Zyngier
Date: Tue Nov 23 2021 - 04:12:08 EST
On Tue, 23 Nov 2021 08:40:29 +0000,
Sander Vanheule <sander@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Marc,
> On Mon, 2021-11-22 at 10:30 +0000, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> > Since 041284181226 ("of/irq: Allow matching of an interrupt-map local
> > to an interrupt controller"), a handful of interrupt controllers have
> > stopped working correctly. This is due to the DT exposing a non-sensical
> > interrupt-map property, and their drivers relying on the kernel ignoring
> > this property.
> > Since we cannot realistically fix this terrible behaviour, add a quirk
> > for the limited set of devices that have implemented this monster,
> > and document that this is a pretty bad practice.
> > Cc: Rob Herring <robh@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: John Crispin <john@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: Biwen Li <biwen.li@xxxxxxx>
> > Cc: Chris Brandt <chris.brandt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <maz@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Thanks for the patch. As far as I can tell, this restores the old
> behaviour from 5.15 for "realtek,rtl-intc" and things work as
Thanks for testing. Let's see what Rob says about this approach (I bet
he won't be thrilled...).
Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.