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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/27] irqchip: Declare cortex-a7's irqchip to initialize gic from dt
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On Thu, Apr 10 2014 at 11:09:02 am BST, armdev <armdev.ftm@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10-Apr-2014, at 3:34 pm, Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Apr 10 2014 at 10:28:24 am BST, Chanwoo Choi <cw00.choi@samsung.com> wrote:
>>> This patch declare coretex-a7's irqchip to initialze gic from dt
>>> with "arm,cortex-a7-gic" data.
>>>
>>> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
>>> Signed-off-by: Chanwoo Choi <cw00.choi@samsung.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: Kyungmin Park <kyungmin.park@samsung.com>
>>> ---
>>> drivers/irqchip/irq-gic.c | 1 +
>>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic.c b/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic.c
>>> index 4300b66..8e906e4 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic.c
>>> @@ -1069,6 +1069,7 @@ gic_of_init(struct device_node *node, struct device_node *parent)
>>> }
>>> IRQCHIP_DECLARE(cortex_a15_gic, "arm,cortex-a15-gic", gic_of_init);
>>> IRQCHIP_DECLARE(cortex_a9_gic, "arm,cortex-a9-gic", gic_of_init);
>>> +IRQCHIP_DECLARE(cortex_a7_gic, "arm,cortex-a7-gic", gic_of_init);
>>> IRQCHIP_DECLARE(msm_8660_qgic, "qcom,msm-8660-qgic", gic_of_init);
>>> IRQCHIP_DECLARE(msm_qgic2, "qcom,msm-qgic2", gic_of_init);
>>
>> Frankly, this patch adds no value. Are we going to add
>> "arm,cortex-a12-gic", "arm,cortex-a17-gic", "arm,cortex-a53-gic",
>> "arm,cortex-a57-gic"? And that's just to mention the ARM Ltd cores...
>>
>> Instead, how about defining a generic "arm,gic" property, and mandate
>> that new DT files are using that? We can always use a more precise
>> compatible for quirks.
>>
>
> How about keeping it simple and tied to arm gic versions
> arm,gicv1, arm,gicv2, arm,gicv2ve

That's a variation on the same theme. As for GICv2, we don't need to
distinguish between having the Virtualization Extentions, the binding
already allows you to tell one from the other.

M.
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