[PATCH 0/5] Fix regression introduced by set_irq_flags() removal

Thomas Gleixner tglx at linutronix.de
Tue Oct 20 12:24:24 PDT 2015

On Tue, 20 Oct 2015, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 04:08:28PM +0200, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> > As discussed on IRC, another simpler (code line wise) solution is to
> > simply clear the IRQ_NOAUTOEN flag in the irq-armada-370-xp, which
> > brings us back to what set_irq_flags() was doing, without actually
> > reverting Rob's patch.
> > 
> > However, relying on IRQ_NOAUTOEN being cleared doesn't seem like the
> > right long term solution, which is why I implemented what I believe is
> > a (hopefully) better long term solution.
> However, this is rather worrying.  NOAUTOEN is supposed to avoid enabling
> the interrupt when the interrupt is claimed.
> If, as a result of Rob's patch, we now have a load of IRQs which are
> marked with NOAUTOEN which weren't, that's quite a large regression -
> possibly one which hasn't been properly found (not everyone tests -rc
> kernels) and we may be better to revert Rob's patch to avoid lots of
> breakge being reported when 4.3 is released.
> I think Rob's patches need another review in light of this, to determine
> how much breakage there is here, and a decision how to proceed made on
> that basis.

I'll go over them tomorrow again and decide then what to do.



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