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[12/13] PCI: MSI: Document the various ways of ending up with NO_MSI

Message ID 20210225151023.3642391-13-maz@kernel.org (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series PCI: MSI: Getting rid of msi_controller, and other cleanups | expand

Commit Message

Marc Zyngier Feb. 25, 2021, 3:10 p.m. UTC
We have now 4 ways of ending up with NO_MSI being set.
Document them.

Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
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 drivers/pci/msi.c | 12 ++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/drivers/pci/msi.c b/drivers/pci/msi.c
index d9c73c173c14..425abcdfcaca 100644
--- a/drivers/pci/msi.c
+++ b/drivers/pci/msi.c
@@ -871,8 +871,16 @@  static int pci_msi_supported(struct pci_dev *dev, int nvec)
 	 * Any bridge which does NOT route MSI transactions from its
 	 * secondary bus to its primary bus must set NO_MSI flag on
 	 * the secondary pci_bus.
-	 * We expect only arch-specific PCI host bus controller driver
-	 * or quirks for specific PCI bridges to be setting NO_MSI.
+	 *
+	 * The NO_MSI flag can either be set directly by:
+	 * - arch-specific PCI host bus controller drivers (deprecated)
+	 * - quirks for specific PCI bridges
+	 *
+	 * or indirectly by platform-specific PCI host bridge drivers by:
+	 * - unconditionally advertising the 'no_msi' property
+	 * - advertising the 'msi_domain' property, which results in
+	 *   the NO_MSI flag when no MSI domain is found for this bridge
+	 *   at probe time.
 	 */
 	for (bus = dev->bus; bus; bus = bus->parent)
 		if (bus->bus_flags & PCI_BUS_FLAGS_NO_MSI)