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

Yijing Wang wangyijing0307 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 06:11:11 PST 2014

在 2014/11/14 9:39, Jiang Liu 写道:
> On 2014/11/14 9:31, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>> On Fri, 14 Nov 2014, Yijing Wang wrote:
>> Could you please use a mail client which does proper line wraps or
>> configure yours to do so?
>>> Associate the irq domain and PCI bus is not necessary, because all
>>> PCI buses under same host bridge always share same MSI chip/irq
>>> domain, we only need associate them and pci host bridge.
>>> I'm refactoring the pci_host_bridge, make it be a generic one, rip
>>> out of the pci root bus creation, so we could put the irq domain and
>>> pci domain etc.. in it. Finally, we could eliminate lots platform
>>> arch functions. I will post it out within one week.
>> That's a completely orthogonal problem. From the MSI/interrupt
>> handling POV it does not matter at all where that information is
>> stored. All we care about is that it is retrievable via the (pci)
>> device which tries to setup MSI[X].
>> So we can store/retrieve it via generic functions into/from whatever
>> is available right now. If the irq side has generic interfaces to do
>> so then this wont conflict with your decisions to change the final
>> storage point because all it takes is to tweak the storage/retrieve
>> functions.
>> So all we need at the moment is an agreed on way to store/retrieve
>> that information which is based on the current shared infrastructure,
>> aka. Linus tree. If we can utilize that you are completely free to
>> change the association mechanism underneath.
> Hi Thomas,
> 	So we need something like:
> struct msi_chip *pci_get_msi_chip(struct pci_dev *);
> or:
> struct irq_domain *pci_get_msi_domain(struct pci_dev *);

Hi Gerry,
what about associate the platform specific  struct msi_chip 
*pci_get_msi_chip(struct pci_dev *)
with struct pci_host_bridge. we could provide the private 
"pci_get_msi_chip()" in the PCI
host drivers.


> BTW, there's a conflict when merging tip/irq/irqdomain into
> tip/x86/apic. It's my first time to deal with merging conflicts,
> what's the preferred way? Is it working like this?
> 1) I merge the two branch
> 2) I rebase my x86 irqdomain patch sets and send them to you
> 3) You merge the two branch and apply my patch set.
> Regards!
> Gerry
>> Thanks,
>> 	tglx
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