[Fwd: Re: hda: lost interrupt starting with 2.6.8]

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Sun Mar 13 17:47:09 EST 2005

-------- Forwarded Message --------
From: Vince Weaver <vince at deater.net>
To: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org>
Cc: debian-powerpc at lists.debian.org <debian-powerpc at lists.debian.org>
Subject: Re: hda: lost interrupt starting with 2.6.8
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2005 00:18:38 -0500 (EST)
OK, I've spent most of the day making my poor iBook compile kernels and 
I've tracked down the error.  I can't seem to figure out why it would 
happen on my machine and no one elses, at least unless it's a compiler 
issue (I am using gcc 3.2.2).

Somewhere between 2.6.8-rc1 and 2.6.8-rc2 interrupts just stop getting 

I tracked it down to this patch to linux/arch/ppc/syslib/open_pic.c :

   *  Map an interrupt source to one or more CPUs
-static void openpic_mapirq(u_int irq, u_int physmask, u_int keepmask)
+static void openpic_mapirq(u_int irq, cpumask_t physmask, cpumask_t keepmask)
         if (ISR[irq] == 0)
-       if (keepmask != 0)
-               physmask |= openpic_read(&ISR[irq]->Destination) & 
-       openpic_write(&ISR[irq]->Destination, physmask);
+       if (!cpus_empty(keepmask)) {
+               cpumask_t irqdest = { .bits[0] = 
openpic_read(&ISR[irq]->Destination) };
+               cpus_and(irqdest, irqdest, keepmask);
+               cpus_or(physmask, physmask, irqdest);
+       }
+       openpic_write(&ISR[irq]->Destination, cpus_addr(physmask)[0]);

And this one:
-               openpic_mapirq(i, 1<<0, 0);
+               openpic_mapirq(i, CPU_MASK_CPU0, CPU_MASK_NONE);

Using printk's, I can see before the change I properly was writing "1" as 
the second argument to openpic_write, but afterwards it was 0.

It seems as though for some reason CPU_MASK_CPU0 is 0 on my kernel, rather 
than just a 1.

By patching the kernel to force it to write a 1 in openpic_write the 
kernel runs fine...

So, any ideas?  I'll be glad to try out anything else if you'd like me to.

Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org>

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