On Fri, Mar 02, 2018 at 11:19:31AM +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 01, 2018 at 09:34:44PM +0100, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
> > Interrupt number 0 (returned by platform_get_irq()) might be a valid IRQ
> > so do not treat it as an error. If interrupt 0 was configured, the driver
> > would exit the probe early, before finishing initialization, but with
> > 0-exit status.
> The official position (as stated by Linus) is that interrupt zero is
> not a valid interrupt for peripheral drivers (it may be valid within
> architecture code for things like the x86 PIT, but nothing else.)
> You need to number your platform interrupts from one rather than zero.
> Note that there have been patches proposed to make platform_get_irq()
> return an error rather than returning a value of zero, so changing
> the driver in this way is not a good idea.
Those patches to make platform_get_irq() return error codes were merged
12 years ago in commit 305b3228f9ff ("[PATCH] driver core:
platform_get_irq*(): return -ENXIO on error").
This patch just drops the check for zero which is should be fine.