[PATCH 2/4 V6] MSI support on 83xx/85xx/86xx board

Kumar Gala galak at kernel.crashing.org
Fri May 23 23:06:50 EST 2008

On May 23, 2008, at 3:32 AM, Jason Jin wrote:

> This MSI driver can be used on 83xx/85xx/86xx board.
> In this driver, virtual interrupt host and chip were
> setup. There are 256 MSI interrupts in this host, Every 32
> MSI interrupts cascaded to one IPIC/MPIC interrupt.
> The chip was treated as edge sensitive and some necessary
> functions were setup for this chip.
> Before using the MSI interrupt, PCI/PCIE device need to
> ask for a MSI interrupt in the 256 MSI interrupts. A 256bit
> bitmap show which MSI interrupt was used, reserve bit in
> the bitmap can be used to force the device use some designate
> MSI interrupt in the 256 MSI interrupts. Sometimes this is useful
> for testing the all the MSI interrupts. The msi-available-ranges
> property in the dts file was used for this purpose.
> Signed-off-by: Jason Jin <Jason.jin at freescale.com>


- k

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