[PATCH 2/5] pintrl: meson: document GPIO IRQ DT binding
robh at kernel.org
Mon May 15 17:31:26 PDT 2017
On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 4:41 PM, Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Am 12.05.2017 um 21:38 schrieb Rob Herring:
>> On Sun, May 07, 2017 at 06:34:09PM +0200, Heiner Kallweit wrote:
>>> Document the DT binding for GPIO IRQ support on Amlogic Meson SoC's.
>>> This documentation is intentionally not placed under
>>> interrupt-controllers as GPIO IRQ support on these SoC's acts more
>>> like an interrupt multiplexer.
>>> Signed-off-by: Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1 at gmail.com>
>>> .../bindings/gpio/amlogic,meson-gpio-interrupt.txt | 30 ++++++++++++++++++++++
>> Seems more like an irqchip?
> It is an irq_chip. Would you therefore prefer a different name or another location
> for this binding documentation?
>>> 1 file changed, 30 insertions(+)
>>> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/amlogic,meson-gpio-interrupt.txt
>>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/amlogic,meson-gpio-interrupt.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/amlogic,meson-gpio-interrupt.txt
>>> new file mode 100644
>>> index 00000000..35a052b8
>>> --- /dev/null
>>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/amlogic,meson-gpio-interrupt.txt
>>> @@ -0,0 +1,30 @@
>>> +Amlogic meson GPIO interrupt controller
>>> +Meson SoCs contains an interrupt controller which is able watch the SoC pads
>>> +and generate an interrupt on edges or level. The controller is essentially a
>>> +256 pads to 8 GIC interrupt multiplexer, with a filter block to select edge
>>> +or level and polarity. We don't expose all 256 mux inputs because the
>>> +documentation shows that upper part is not mapped to any pad. The actual number
>>> +of interrupt exposed depends on the SoC.
>>> +Required properties:
>>> +- compatible : should be "amlogic,meson-gpio-interrupt", "syscon".
>> Why syscon?
> Has been removed already in v2 of the patch.
>>> +- reg : Specifies base physical address and size of the registers.
>>> +- interrupts : list of GIC interrupts which can be used with the
>>> + GPIO IRQ multiplexer
>> What about interrupt-controller property?
> This HW is somewhat special, it's more or less a multiplexer between
> 100+ GPIO's and 8 GIC IRQ's. And we have two GPIO domains, both having
> a "gpio-controller".
> It doesn't seem that the "interrupt-controller" property is right here.
> I'd tend to say it should be added to the "gpio-controller" nodes.
I would say an interrupt controller is anything that controls
routing/delivery of interrupts from source to cpu. This certainly
meets that criteria.
You could even use interrupt-map property to statically assign the
sources to parent interrupts.
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