[PATCH 3/3 v5] powerpc/mpic: FSL MPIC error interrupt support.
galak at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Aug 10 22:58:17 EST 2012
On Aug 7, 2012, at 11:06 PM, Varun Sethi wrote:
> All SOC device error interrupts are muxed and delivered to the core
> as a single MPIC error interrupt. Currently all the device drivers
> requiring access to device errors have to register for the MPIC error
> interrupt as a shared interrupt.
> With this patch we add interrupt demuxing capability in the mpic driver,
> allowing device drivers to register for their individual error interrupts.
> This is achieved by handling error interrupts in a cascaded fashion.
> MPIC error interrupt is handled by the "error_int_handler", which
> subsequently demuxes it using the EISR and delivers it to the respective
> The error interrupt capability is dependent on the MPIC EIMR register,
> which was introduced in FSL MPIC version 4.1 (P4080 rev2). So, error
> interrupt demuxing capability is dependent on the MPIC version and can
> be used for versions >= 4.1.
> Signed-off-by: Varun Sethi <Varun.Sethi at freescale.com>
> Signed-off-by: Bogdan Hamciuc <bogdan.hamciuc at freescale.com>
> [In the initial version of the patch we were using handle_simple_irq
> as the handler for cascaded error interrupts, this resulted
> in issues in case of threaded isrs (with RT kernel). This issue was
> debugged by Bogdan and decision was taken to use the handle_level_irq
> arch/powerpc/include/asm/mpic.h | 14 ++++
> arch/powerpc/sysdev/Makefile | 2 +-
> arch/powerpc/sysdev/fsl_mpic_err.c | 149 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> arch/powerpc/sysdev/mpic.c | 44 ++++++++++-
> arch/powerpc/sysdev/mpic.h | 22 +++++
> 5 files changed, 229 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 arch/powerpc/sysdev/fsl_mpic_err.c
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