Legacy PCI interrupt support in PCIe host driver

Mason slash.tmp at free.fr
Thu Mar 16 08:40:50 PDT 2017


I am writing code for my platform's PCI Express controller.

I am stuck at the legacy PCI interrupt handling.

Interrupt requests are routed like this:

Cortex A9 MP <-- GIC(v1?) <-- system_intc <-- PCIe_root_complex

The PCIe root complex drives two interrupt signals to the system_intc

1) system_intc 54 = non-MSI interrupts
2) system_intc 55 = MSI interrupts

I think the MSI handling mostly works (although it's 340 lines long,
which seems excessive for such a common task; maybe the maintainers
will spot lots of redundant code when I submit).

As for non-MSI interrupts, there are 8 possible sources:

  unsupported completion request
  configuration request retry status
  completer abort event
  completion timeout event
  legacy interrupt asserted (any of the 4 legacy interrupts)

Basically, I need to deal with the first 7 interrupts "internally"
in my PCIe root complex driver. But the last interrupt, I need to
"forward" it to the proper ISR (e.g. XHCI ISR).

For the "internal" handling, I think I need to register my own ISR
with the IRQF_SHARED flag. Then other drivers will be able to
register their ISR on the same interrupt line.

But how do I tell the PCI core that it's supposed to use interrupt 54
for legacy interrupts?

Here is my current DT:

		msi0: msi at 2e080 {
			compatible = "sigma,msi";
			reg = <0x2e04c 0x40>;
			interrupt-parent = <&irq0>;
			interrupts = <55 IRQ_TYPE_LEVEL_HIGH>;
			num-vectors = <32>;

		pcie at 30000000 {
			compatible = "sigma,smp8759-pcie";
			reg = <0x30000000 SZ_4M>, <0x2e02c 4>;
			device_type = "pci";
			bus-range = <0 3>;
			#size-cells = <2>;
			#address-cells = <3>;
			#interrupt-cells = <1>;
			ranges = <0x02000000 0x0 0x00400000  0x30400000  0x0 SZ_60M>;
			msi-parent = <&msi0>;
			interrupt-parent = <&irq0>;
			interrupts = <54 IRQ_TYPE_LEVEL_HIGH>;

I traced the action into pdev_fixup_irq()
which calls of_irq_parse_and_map_pci()

How do I tell Linux that
- All the legacy PCI interrupts are muxed to a single line
- And this line is routed to system interrupt 54

Ooooooh... Wait...

Is this what interrupt-map is used for?



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