[PATCH 0/2] ARM: vexpress: Enable SPARSE_IRQ selection

Russell King - ARM Linux linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Thu Jun 14 04:55:53 EDT 2012

On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 06:13:20PM +0100, Jon Medhurst (Tixy) wrote:
> To enable vexpress to be included in multiplatform kernels containing
> boards which require SPARSE_IRQ, we need to also support this option.
> This turns out to be very simple...
> [PATCH 1/2] ARM: vexpress: Remove IRQ defines from mach/irq.h
> [PATCH 2/2] ARM: vexpress: Enable selection of SPARSE_IRQ

So you're relying on the GIC IRQs starting at 0, and so that the local
timer interrupt stays at 29 ?  And the local timer interrupt is now
just some random number buried in some C file.

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