[PATCH v9 02/12] PCI: OF: Parse and map the IRQ when adding the PCI device.

Liviu Dudau liviu at dudau.co.uk
Tue Aug 19 05:05:30 PDT 2014

On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 09:44:01AM +0800, Wei Yang wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 03:25:50PM +0100, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> >...
> >> Well, it will become necessary as old code gets dismantled and converted towards
> >> this patchset. To give you an example that I'm familiar with, for arch/arm the
> >> host bridge drivers have moved into drivers/pci/host, but they still depend/use
> >> the bios32 infrastructure that takes care of setting up the irq. When they switch
> >> to my version they would have to go and debug the "irq not being assigned" issue
> >> and it is quite likely that some of the people doing the conversion will complain
> >> about my code rather than understanding the issue. What I'm trying to do is to
> >> make switching to my patchset as painless as possible, with a cleanup to remove
> >> redundant operations coming after the switchover.
> >
> >While the goal is fine, until we see a common pattern for what needs to
> >go into pcibios_add_device() I think we should have an arm64-specific
> >implementation (and probably an arm32 specific one as well). I can see
> >powerpc uses it for setting the DMA ops. Would we have a similar need on
> >arm64 to choose between coherent and non-coherent dma_ops?
> Liviu,
> I have the same feeling with Catalin. An arm64-specific implementation of
> pcibios_add_device() would be better.
> No more other concerns from my side.

OK, I will make the change when returning from my holiday at the beginning of September,
when I plan to send v10.

Best regards,

> >
> >Also at some point we'll get ACPI support, so I'm not sure what we do
> >with assigning the dev->irq here but definitely of_* functions won't
> >work.
> >
> >-- 
> >Catalin
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> Richard Yang
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