[PATCH 00/16] Divorcing irqdomain and device_node

Hanjun Guo hanjun.guo at linaro.org
Mon Oct 12 00:09:50 PDT 2015

On 10/12/2015 10:40 AM, Hanjun Guo wrote:
> On 10/12/2015 05:01 AM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>> On Tue, 6 Oct 2015, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>>> [This patch series used to be called "Making the generic ACPI GSI
>>> layer irqdomain aware", but as I've radically changed my approach to
>>> this problem, I've decided to reset the counters...]
>>> The irqdomain code is not entierely ACPI friendly, as it has some
>>> built-in knowledge of the device-tree. Nothing too harmful, but enough
>>> to scare the ARM ACPI developpers which end up with their own version
>>> of the square wheel. And some of the ramifications actually run deeper
>>> than initially expected.
>>> This series adapts the irqdomain code to use 'struct fwnode_handle'
>>> instead of 'struct device_node' as the identifier for a domain
>>> (compatibility interfaces are of course added). It also introduces a
>>> generic IRQ specifier that firmware interfaces (DT or ACPI) can
>>> directly use to configure interrupts, and allow the ACPI GSI code to
>>> be plugged into this.
>>> As examples, we convert the ARM GIC ACPI support to use irqdomains as
>>> originally intended, and rework the MSI code to also move away from
>>> using device nodes when using irqdomains.
>>> Overall, this gives us a way to use irqdomains on both DT and ACPI
>>> enabled platforms, having very little changes made to the actual
>>> drivers (other than the probing infrastructure). Because we keep the
>>> flow of information between the various layers identical between ACPI
>>> and DT, we immediately benefit from the existing infrastructure.
>>> This has been test-booted on Juno, is based on 4.3-rc4, and available
>>> at:
>>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/maz/arm-platforms.git
>>> irq/irq-domain-fwnode-v1

I pulled, and I found that there is v2 :)

>>> Marc Zyngier (16):
>>>    irqdomain: Use an accessor for the of_node field
>>>    irqdomain: Convert irqdomain->of_node to fwnode
>>>    irqdomain: Allow irq domain lookup by fwnode
>>>    irqdomain: Introduce a firmware-specific IRQ specifier structure
>>>    irqchip: Convert all alloc/xlate users from of_node to fwnode
>>>    irqdomain: Introduce irq_create_fwspec_mapping
>>>    irqdomain: Introduce irq_domain_create_{linear,tree}
>>>    irqdomain: Add a fwnode_handle allocator
>>>    acpi/gsi: Always perform an irq domain lookup
>>>    acpi/gsi: Add acpi_set_irq_model to initialize the GSI layer
>>>    irqchip/gic: Get rid of gic_init_bases()
>>>    irqchip/gic: Switch ACPI support to stacked domains
>>>    irqchip/gic: Kill the xlate method
>>>    acpi/gsi: Cleanup acpi_register_gsi
>>>    irqdomain: Introduce irq_domain_create_hierarchy
>>>    irqdomain/msi: Use fwnode instead of of_node
>> I really like this one way better than the previous attempts and I
>> couldn't find any real issue when going through them with a fine comb.
> Fully agree, this version removes the dependency on DT for ACPI.
>> I'd like to get that into 4.4, so I have to ask for the opinion of
>> ACPI folks. Having an ack on those patches would be nice.
> I'm reviewing this patch set, and will have a test today.

I'm pretty fine with this patch set (except some comments for patch 1),
I will wait for your v2 to be sent out, then add reviews and acks.


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