[PATCH 0/3] GPIO support for BRCMSTB

Russell King - ARM Linux linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Tue Jun 2 09:28:31 PDT 2015

On Tue, Jun 02, 2015 at 11:05:21AM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
> ... and have the
> IRQ handler return IRQ_NONE if the IRQ comes from this
> bank, or IRQ_HANDLED if it has handled an IRQ from its own
> space.

I'm not sure that's worded correctly or not, but... fwiw, all IRQ handlers
_should_ be returning IRQ_NONE if the IRQ does not belong to them whether
or not they're shared handlers.

That is so the kernel can detect stuck IRQs and report that fact, rather
than just locking up silently.  ARM CPUs make no progress when the IRQ to
them is permanently asserted, so a stuck IRQ can be rather problematical.

FTTC broadband for 0.8mile line: currently at 10.5Mbps down 400kbps up
according to speedtest.net.

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