[Patch V1 0/6] Refine generic/PCI MSI irqodmian interfaces

Jiang Liu jiang.liu at linux.intel.com
Thu Nov 13 16:25:52 PST 2014

On 2014/11/14 5:00, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 13/11/14 11:43, Jiang Liu wrote:
>> This patch set is based on tip/irq/irqdomain and tries to refine
>> interfaces to support irqdomain for generic MSI and PCI MSI.
>> With this patch set applied, the generic MSI and PCI MSI interfaces
>> are much easier to use. For extreme case, you only need to define
>> a "struct msi_domain_info" and don't need to implement any callbacks,
>> just using the default callbacks is OK:)
>> This patch set is also a preparation for:
>> 1) Kill all weak functions in drivers/pci/msi.c
>> 2) Implement support for non-PCI-compliant MSI device
> I've rebased (once more!) the GICv3 ITS driver on top of this, and this
> is definitely a major improvement. This is basically the first version
> I can use without having to hack into the core code (apart from the
> couple of nits I've mentioned earlier).
Sorry for the rebasing, but I hope it worthy rebasing:)

> Now, Thomas' idea of putting the irq_domain close to the bus is very
> appealing, and I've tweaked an earlier patch in order to do this:
I feel that's the right direction. There are other threads discussing
associating an MSI controller structure with each PCI bus (at least
root bus).

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