From: Ian Campbell on
Continue to provide IRQF_TIMER as an alias to IRQF_NO_SUSPEND since I
think it is worth preserving the nice self-documenting name (where it
is used appropriately). It also avoid needing to patch all the many
users who are using the flag for an actual timer interrupt.

Signed-off-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell(a)>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx(a)>
Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy(a)>
Cc: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov(a)>
Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh(a)>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus(a)>
Cc: Grant Likely <grant.likely(a)>
Cc: xen-devel(a)
Cc: linux-input(a)
Cc: linuxppc-dev(a)
Cc: devicetree-discuss(a)
include/linux/interrupt.h | 8 ++++++--
kernel/irq/manage.c | 2 +-
2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/interrupt.h b/include/linux/interrupt.h
index c233113..b9bedd5 100644
--- a/include/linux/interrupt.h
+++ b/include/linux/interrupt.h
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@
* IRQF_SAMPLE_RANDOM - irq is used to feed the random generator
* IRQF_SHARED - allow sharing the irq among several devices
* IRQF_PROBE_SHARED - set by callers when they expect sharing mismatches to occur
- * IRQF_TIMER - Flag to mark this interrupt as timer interrupt
+ * IRQF_NO_SUSPEND - Do not disable this IRQ during suspend
* IRQF_PERCPU - Interrupt is per cpu
* IRQF_NOBALANCING - Flag to exclude this interrupt from irq balancing
* IRQF_IRQPOLL - Interrupt is used for polling (only the interrupt that is
@@ -53,17 +53,21 @@
* IRQF_ONESHOT - Interrupt is not reenabled after the hardirq handler finished.
* Used by threaded interrupts which need to keep the
* irq line disabled until the threaded handler has been run.
+ *
+ * IRQF_TIMER - Flag to mark this interrupt as timer interrupt
#define IRQF_DISABLED 0x00000020
#define IRQF_SAMPLE_RANDOM 0x00000040
#define IRQF_SHARED 0x00000080
#define IRQF_PROBE_SHARED 0x00000100
-#define IRQF_TIMER 0x00000200
+#define IRQF_NO_SUSPEND 0x00000200
#define IRQF_PERCPU 0x00000400
#define IRQF_NOBALANCING 0x00000800
#define IRQF_IRQPOLL 0x00001000
#define IRQF_ONESHOT 0x00002000

* Bits used by threaded handlers:
* IRQTF_RUNTHREAD - signals that the interrupt handler thread should run
diff --git a/kernel/irq/manage.c b/kernel/irq/manage.c
index e149748..c3003e9 100644
--- a/kernel/irq/manage.c
+++ b/kernel/irq/manage.c
@@ -216,7 +216,7 @@ static inline int setup_affinity(unsigned int irq, struct irq_desc *desc)
void __disable_irq(struct irq_desc *desc, unsigned int irq, bool suspend)
if (suspend) {
- if (!desc->action || (desc->action->flags & IRQF_TIMER))
+ if (!desc->action || (desc->action->flags & IRQF_NO_SUSPEND))
desc->status |= IRQ_SUSPENDED;

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