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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] genirq: Respect IRQCHIP_SKIP_SET_WAKE in irq_chip_set_wake_parent()
Hi Stephen,

On 25/03/2019 18:10, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> This function returns an error if a child irqchip calls
> irq_chip_set_wake_parent() but its parent irqchip has the
> IRQCHIP_SKIP_SET_WAKE flag set. Let's return 0 for success here instead
> because there isn't anything to do.
> This keeps the behavior consistent with how set_irq_wake_real() is
> implemented. That function returns 0 when the irqchip has the
> IRQCHIP_SKIP_SET_WAKE flag set. It doesn't attempt to walk the chain of
> parents and set irq wake on any chips that don't have the flag set
> either. If the intent is to call the .irq_set_wake() callback of the
> parent irqchip, then we expect irqchip implementations to omit the
> IRQCHIP_SKIP_SET_WAKE flag and implement an .irq_set_wake() function
> that calls irq_chip_set_wake_parent().
> This fixes a problem on my Qualcomm sdm845 device where I can't set wake
> on any GPIO interrupts after I apply work in progress wakeup irq patches
> to the GPIO driver. The chain of chips looks like this:
> ARM GIC (skip) -> QCOM PDC (skip) -> QCOM GPIO

nit: the parenting chain is actually built the other way around (we
don't express the 'child' relationship). This doesn't change anything to
the patch, but would make the reasoning a but easier to understand.

> The GPIO controller is a child of the QCOM PDC irqchip which is a child
> of the ARM GIC irqchip. The QCOM PDC irqchip has the
> IRQCHIP_SKIP_SET_WAKE flag set, and so does the grandparent ARM GIC.
> The GPIO driver doesn't know if the parent needs to set wake or not, so
> it unconditionally calls irq_chip_set_wake_parent() causing this
> function to return a failure because the parent irqchip (PDC) doesn't
> have the .irq_set_wake() callback set. Returning 0 instead makes
> everything work and irqs from the GPIO controller can be configured for
> wakeup.
> Cc: Lina Iyer <>
> Cc: Marc Zyngier <>
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Boyd <>

Fixes: 08b55e2a9208e ("genirq: Add irqchip_set_wake_parent")
Acked-by: Marc Zyngier <>


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