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From: Vinod Koul <vkoul@kernel.org>
To: Lukas Wunner <lukas@wunner.de>
Cc: Mark Brown <broonie@kernel.org>, Stefan Wahren <wahrenst@gmx.net>,
	linux-spi@vger.kernel.org, dmaengine@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-rpi-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	bcm-kernel-feedback-list@broadcom.com,
	Eric Anholt <eric@anholt.net>, Nuno Sa <nuno.sa@analog.com>,
	Martin Sperl <kernel@martin.sperl.org>,
	Noralf Tronnes <noralf@tronnes.org>,
	Robert Jarzmik <robert.jarzmik@free.fr>,
	Florian Kauer <florian.kauer@koalo.de>,
	Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>,
	Ray Jui <rjui@broadcom.com>,
	Scott Branden <sbranden@broadcom.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/10] dmaengine: bcm2835: Allow cyclic transactions without interrupt
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2019 18:00:55 +0530
Message-ID: <20190808123055.GU12733@vkoul-mobl.Dlink> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <037b83d2ae8aa92448b9d647436012c06f4c0561.1564825752.git.lukas@wunner.de>

On 03-08-19, 12:10, Lukas Wunner wrote:
> The BCM2835 DMA driver currently requests an interrupt from the
> controller regardless whether or not the client has passed in the
> DMA_PREP_INTERRUPT flag. This causes unnecessary overhead for cyclic
> transactions which do not need an interrupt after each period.
> 
> We're about to add such a use case, namely cyclic clearing of the SPI
> controller's RX FIFO, so amend the DMA driver to request an interrupt
> only if DMA_PREP_INTERRUPT was passed in. Ignore the period_len for
> such transactions and set it to the buffer length to make the driver's
> calculations work.

Acked-by: Vinod Koul <vkoul@kernel.org>

> 
> Tested-by: Nuno Sá <nuno.sa@analog.com>
> Signed-off-by: Lukas Wunner <lukas@wunner.de>
> Cc: Martin Sperl <kernel@martin.sperl.org>
> Cc: Florian Kauer <florian.kauer@koalo.de>
> ---
>  drivers/dma/bcm2835-dma.c | 12 ++++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/dma/bcm2835-dma.c b/drivers/dma/bcm2835-dma.c
> index 523c507ad69e..a65514fcb7f2 100644
> --- a/drivers/dma/bcm2835-dma.c
> +++ b/drivers/dma/bcm2835-dma.c
> @@ -691,7 +691,7 @@ static struct dma_async_tx_descriptor *bcm2835_dma_prep_dma_cyclic(
>  	struct bcm2835_desc *d;
>  	dma_addr_t src, dst;
>  	u32 info = BCM2835_DMA_WAIT_RESP;
> -	u32 extra = BCM2835_DMA_INT_EN;
> +	u32 extra = 0;
>  	size_t max_len = bcm2835_dma_max_frame_length(c);
>  	size_t frames;
>  
> @@ -707,6 +707,11 @@ static struct dma_async_tx_descriptor *bcm2835_dma_prep_dma_cyclic(
>  		return NULL;
>  	}
>  
> +	if (flags & DMA_PREP_INTERRUPT)
> +		extra |= BCM2835_DMA_INT_EN;
> +	else
> +		period_len = buf_len;
> +
>  	/*
>  	 * warn if buf_len is not a multiple of period_len - this may leed
>  	 * to unexpected latencies for interrupts and thus audiable clicks
> @@ -778,7 +783,10 @@ static int bcm2835_dma_terminate_all(struct dma_chan *chan)
>  
>  	/* stop DMA activity */
>  	if (c->desc) {
> -		vchan_terminate_vdesc(&c->desc->vd);
> +		if (c->desc->vd.tx.flags & DMA_PREP_INTERRUPT)
> +			vchan_terminate_vdesc(&c->desc->vd);
> +		else
> +			vchan_vdesc_fini(&c->desc->vd);
>  		c->desc = NULL;
>  		bcm2835_dma_abort(c);
>  	}
> -- 
> 2.20.1

-- 
~Vinod

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Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-03 10:10 [PATCH 00/10] Raspberry Pi SPI speedups Lukas Wunner
2019-08-03 10:10 ` [PATCH 01/10] dmaengine: bcm2835: Allow reusable descriptors Lukas Wunner
2019-08-08 12:30   ` Vinod Koul
2019-08-03 10:10 ` [PATCH 04/10] spi: bcm2835: Drop dma_pending flag Lukas Wunner
2019-08-03 10:10 ` [PATCH 05/10] spi: bcm2835: Work around DONE bit erratum Lukas Wunner
2019-08-11 19:45   ` Stefan Wahren
2019-08-11 19:57     ` Lukas Wunner
2019-08-11 20:29       ` Eric Anholt
2019-08-19 19:20       ` Stefan Wahren
2019-08-03 10:10 ` [PATCH 09/10] dmaengine: bcm2835: Avoid accessing memory when copying zeroes Lukas Wunner
2019-08-08 12:31   ` Vinod Koul
2019-08-03 10:10 ` [PATCH 07/10] spi: bcm2835: Speed up TX-only DMA transfers by clearing RX FIFO Lukas Wunner
2019-08-03 10:10 ` [PATCH 06/10] spi: bcm2835: Cache CS register value for ->prepare_message() Lukas Wunner
2019-08-03 10:10 ` [PATCH 02/10] dmaengine: bcm2835: Allow cyclic transactions without interrupt Lukas Wunner
2019-08-08 12:30   ` Vinod Koul [this message]
2019-08-03 10:10 ` [PATCH 08/10] dmaengine: bcm2835: Document struct bcm2835_dmadev Lukas Wunner
2019-08-08 12:31   ` Vinod Koul
2019-08-03 10:10 ` [PATCH 10/10] spi: bcm2835: Speed up RX-only DMA transfers by zero-filling TX FIFO Lukas Wunner
2019-08-03 10:10 ` [PATCH 03/10] spi: Guarantee cacheline alignment of driver-private data Lukas Wunner
2019-09-10 11:29   ` Mark Brown
2019-08-03 16:01 ` [PATCH 00/10] Raspberry Pi SPI speedups Noralf Trønnes
2019-08-11 19:50 ` Stefan Wahren
2019-08-11 19:52   ` Lukas Wunner
2019-08-19 19:22 ` Stefan Wahren
2019-08-21 15:21 ` kernel
2019-08-24 10:33 ` Lukas Wunner
2019-09-07  9:06 ` Lukas Wunner
2019-09-09 16:56   ` Mark Brown
2019-09-10 11:21   ` Mark Brown

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