On Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 03:37:27AM +0000, Po Liu wrote:
> Hi Shawn,
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Shawn Guo [mailto:shawn...@kernel.org]
> > Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2016 8:52 AM
> > To: Po Liu
> > Cc: linux-...@vger.kernel.org; linux-arm-ker...@lists.infradead.org;
> > email@example.com; devicet...@vger.kernel.org; Roy Zang; Arnd
> > Bergmann; Marc Zyngier; Stuart Yoder; Leo Li; M.H. Lian; Murali
> > Karicheri; Bjorn Helgaas; Mingkai Hu
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 3/3] pci:aer: add support aer interrupt with none
> > MSI/MSI-X/INTx mode
> > On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 12:40:59PM +0800, Po Liu wrote:
> > > On some platforms, root port doesn't support MSI/MSI-X/INTx in RC mode.
> > > When chip support the aer interrupt with none MSI/MSI-X/INTx mode,
> > > maybe there is interrupt line for aer pme etc. Search the interrupt
> > > number in the fdt file. Then fixup the dev->irq with it.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Po Liu <po....@nxp.com>
> > Will the new kernel work with existing/old DTB? I'm trying to
> > understand the dependency between driver and DTS changes.
> Yes, We've never use name 'intr' before. So we remove it is ok.
> 'aer' is a dts name for researching it's true interrupt number by kernel.
> This patch is first time to use name 'aer'. So it must be compatible with
> existing/old DTB.
Does that mean driver and DTS changes can go through separate trees,
i.e. PCI and arm-soc, without introducing regressions on either tree?
Or does the patch series needs to go in as a whole?