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authorFlorian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>2014-08-06 13:02:27 -0700
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2014-10-05 14:52:10 -0700
commitb3ef06ed79985b3815871948779495fa56bd01b6 (patch)
treecc045f67789a7813cbd0978108ba920f2b131494 /Documentation/devicetree/bindings
parent1168e46269a281b27554fb9d75259e81c8e18120 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-b3ef06ed79985b3815871948779495fa56bd01b6.tar.gz
of/irq: Fix lookup to use 'interrupts-extended' property first
commit a9ecdc0fdc54aa499604dbd43132988effcac9b4 upstream. In case the Device Tree blob passed by the boot agent supplies both an 'interrupts-extended' and an 'interrupts' property in order to allow for older kernels to be usable, prefer the new-style 'interrupts-extended' property which conveys a lot more information. This allows us to have bootloaders willingly maintaining backwards compatibility with older kernels without entirely deprecating the 'interrupts' property. Update the bindings documentation to describe a situation where both the 'interrupts-extended' and the 'interrupts' property are present, and which one takes precedence over the other. Acked-by: Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Brian Norris <computersforpeace@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Grant Likely <grant.likely@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
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-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/interrupts.txt12
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diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/interrupts.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/interrupts.txt
index 1486497a24c1..ce6a1a072028 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/interrupts.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/interrupts.txt
@@ -4,11 +4,13 @@ Specifying interrupt information for devices
1) Interrupt client nodes
-------------------------
-Nodes that describe devices which generate interrupts must contain an either an
-"interrupts" property or an "interrupts-extended" property. These properties
-contain a list of interrupt specifiers, one per output interrupt. The format of
-the interrupt specifier is determined by the interrupt controller to which the
-interrupts are routed; see section 2 below for details.
+Nodes that describe devices which generate interrupts must contain an
+"interrupts" property, an "interrupts-extended" property, or both. If both are
+present, the latter should take precedence; the former may be provided simply
+for compatibility with software that does not recognize the latter. These
+properties contain a list of interrupt specifiers, one per output interrupt. The
+format of the interrupt specifier is determined by the interrupt controller to
+which the interrupts are routed; see section 2 below for details.
Example:
interrupt-parent = <&intc1>;