[PATCH 1/3] mxc_nand: set spare size and pages per block

Sascha Hauer s.hauer at pengutronix.de
Wed Aug 11 08:56:25 EDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 04:31:40PM +0200, John Ogness wrote:
> On 2010-08-10, Sascha Hauer <s.hauer at pengutronix.de> wrote:
> > Sorry, last time I sent only up to 09/12, so the patches I explicitely
> > mentioned to solve the things from your previous series were missing.
> > I just sent them. My versions of the patches differ slightly.
> Your version allows a small window between request_irq() and
> irq_control() where on the i.MX21 there is a possibility of the
> interrupts being disabled twice. Namely, if an interrupt occurs before
> irq_control() has had a chance to disable it. IMHO it would be better to
> call:
>     set_irq_flags(host->irq, IRQF_VALID | IRQF_NOAUTOEN);
> for the i.MX21 before requesting the irq. This closes the window.

IIRC it is not allowed to call set_irq_flags before request_irq. We are
changing a resource we do not own yet.
I think the worst thing that could happen without this change is that we
get an interrupt after request_irq.
Alternatively we could set the interrupt mask bit before requesting the


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