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[v4,2/5] ARM: spear: replace setup_irq() by request_irq()

Message ID 20200327124406.4123-1-afzal.mohd.ma@gmail.com (mailing list archive)
State Mainlined
Commit c84e48997ccafc9990a267fe6508f72027bd1bcf
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Series [v4,1/5] ARM: ep93xx: Replace setup_irq() by request_irq() | expand

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afzal mohammed March 27, 2020, 12:44 p.m. UTC
request_irq() is preferred over setup_irq(). Invocations of setup_irq()
occur after memory allocators are ready.

Per tglx[1], setup_irq() existed in olden days when allocators were not
ready by the time early interrupts were initialized.

Hence replace setup_irq() by request_irq().

[1] https://lkml.kernel.org/r/alpine.DEB.2.20.1710191609480.1971@nanos

Signed-off-by: afzal mohammed <afzal.mohd.ma@gmail.com>
Acked-by: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org>

 * Add received tags

 * Split out from series, also split out from ARM patch to subarch level
	as Thomas suggested to take it thr' respective maintainers
 * Modify string displayed in case of error as suggested by Thomas
 * Re-arrange code as required to improve readability
 * Remove irrelevant parts from commit message & improve
 * Replace pr_err("request_irq() on %s failed" by
           pr_err("%s: request_irq() failed"
 * Commit message massage

 arch/arm/mach-spear/time.c | 9 ++-------
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/arch/arm/mach-spear/time.c b/arch/arm/mach-spear/time.c
index 289e036c9c30..d1fdb6066f7b 100644
--- a/arch/arm/mach-spear/time.c
+++ b/arch/arm/mach-spear/time.c
@@ -181,12 +181,6 @@  static irqreturn_t spear_timer_interrupt(int irq, void *dev_id)
 	return IRQ_HANDLED;
-static struct irqaction spear_timer_irq = {
-	.name = "timer",
-	.flags = IRQF_TIMER,
-	.handler = spear_timer_interrupt
 static void __init spear_clockevent_init(int irq)
 	u32 tick_rate;
@@ -201,7 +195,8 @@  static void __init spear_clockevent_init(int irq)
 	clockevents_config_and_register(&clkevt, tick_rate, 3, 0xfff0);
-	setup_irq(irq, &spear_timer_irq);
+	if (request_irq(irq, spear_timer_interrupt, IRQF_TIMER, "timer", NULL))
+		pr_err("Failed to request irq %d (timer)\n", irq);
 static const struct of_device_id timer_of_match[] __initconst = {