[PATCH v2 5/7] pinctrl: aramda-37xx: Add irqchip support

Gregory CLEMENT gregory.clement at free-electrons.com
Thu Mar 30 09:57:30 PDT 2017

Hi Linus,
 On mer., mars 29 2017, Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org> wrote:

>>> It has irq_create_mapping(gpiochip->irqdomain, offset); that get
>>> called for every IRQ, and that will eventually call irq_of_parse_and_map()
>>> if the IRQs are defined in the device tree. (IIRC)
>> When I followed the functions called I never find a call to
>> irq_of_parse_and_map(), the closer things related to device tree I found
>> was:
>> "virq = irq_domain_alloc_descs(-1, 1, hwirq, of_node_to_nid(of_node),
>> NULL);"
>> http://elixir.free-electrons.com/source/kernel/irq/irqdomain.c?v=4.11-rc4#L507
> I don't know if I'm rambling or what. I'm pretty sure it gets called, maybe
> even earlier, like when the DT is parsed for the platform. We have so many
> drivers not seemingly needing this, but if your driver needs it, all others
> may need to be fixed too.
> Can you put a print in irq_of_parse_and_map() and see what happens?

So if I don't call it explicitly in my driver, then  this function is
never called for the gpio.


Gregory Clement, Free Electrons
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