[RFC][PATCH 6/8] Walnut DTS

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Tue Jul 17 08:18:52 EST 2007

Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> No, interrupt maps are useful in devices with no children in some corner
> cases. Remember that a map doesnt need to use the address part of the
> source specifier, thus it can be used to do a pure domain->domain
> conversion of the irq numbers, what sort of thing. The map has the added
> advantage that today, it's the only mechanism that allows you to specify
> different interrupt-parents through the same nexus, which is useful for
> 4xx.

OK...  but if you're doing a pure IRQ number conversion, the only useful 
#address-cells would be zero, which makes it a reasonable default IMHO 
(unlike the arbitrary 2 for regular traversal).


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