Re: [PATCH v4 16/24] xen: clear IRQ_NOAUTOEN and IRQ_NOREQUEST
From: Stefano Stabellini
Date: Fri Sep 14 2012 - 10:30:22 EST
On Fri, 14 Sep 2012, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 14/09/12 15:13, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> > On Fri, 14 Sep 2012, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> >> On 14/09/12 12:13, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> >>> Reset the IRQ_NOAUTOEN and IRQ_NOREQUEST flags that are enabled by
> >>> default on ARM. If IRQ_NOAUTOEN is set, __setup_irq doesn't call
> >>> irq_startup, that is responsible for calling irq_unmask at startup time.
> >>> As a result event channels remain masked.
> >>> Signed-off-by: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> Acked-by: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> ---
> >>> drivers/xen/events.c | 1 +
> >>> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> >>> diff --git a/drivers/xen/events.c b/drivers/xen/events.c
> >>> index 5ecb596..8ffb7b7 100644
> >>> --- a/drivers/xen/events.c
> >>> +++ b/drivers/xen/events.c
> >>> @@ -836,6 +836,7 @@ int bind_evtchn_to_irq(unsigned int evtchn)
> >>> struct irq_info *info = info_for_irq(irq);
> >>> WARN_ON(info == NULL || info->type != IRQT_EVTCHN);
> >>> }
> >>> + irq_clear_status_flags(irq, IRQ_NOREQUEST|IRQ_NOAUTOEN);
> >> This one just sent a shiver down my spine. Are you doing this for a PPI?
> > Not really: even though there is just one source of event notifications
> > (that is a PPI), we have many event channels. When a domain receives a
> > notification (via the PPI), it checks on a bitmask to which event channel
> > it corresponds. From the Linux point of view every event channel is a
> > Linux irq belonging to the xen_dynamic_chip (see
> > drivers/xen/events.c:xen_dynamic_chip).
> > So here I am not doing this for the one PPI, but I am doing this for
> > every Linux irq (of chip xen_dynamic_chip) that represents an event
> > channel.
> So this is some sort of secondary interrupt controller, cascaded into
> your GIC emulation,
I guess it could be seen as a secondary interrupt controller
> and this patch only affects the xen_dynamic_chip?
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