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From: Robin Gong <yibin.gong@nxp.com>
To: "m.olbrich@pengutronix.de" <m.olbrich@pengutronix.de>
Cc: "thesven73@gmail.com" <thesven73@gmail.com>,
	"shawnguo@kernel.org" <shawnguo@kernel.org>,
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	"dan.j.williams@intel.com" <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v1] dmaengine: imx-sdma: remove BD_INTR for channel0
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 06:08:50 +0000
Message-ID: <1560867140.26847.12.camel@nxp.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190617101508.47jk72yrtplxpgzs@pengutronix.de>

On 2019-06-17 at 12:15 +0200, m.olbrich@pengutronix.de wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 02:14:34AM +0000, Robin Gong wrote:
> > 
> > On 2019-06-14 at 18:09 +0000, Michael Olbrich wrote:
> > > 
> > > On Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 09:25:51AM -0400, Sven Van Asbroeck
> > > wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > On Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 6:49 AM Fabio Estevam <festevam@gmail.c
> > > > om>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > According to the original report from Sven the issue started
> > > > > to
> > > > > happen
> > > > > on 5.0, so it would be good to add a Fixes tag and Cc stable
> > > > > so
> > > > > that
> > > > > this fix could be backported to 5.0/5.1 stable trees.
> > > > Good catch !
> > > > 
> > > > However, the issue is highly timing-dependent. It will come and
> > > > go
> > > > depending
> > > > on the kernel version, devicetree and defconfig. If it works
> > > > for me
> > > > on
> > > > 4.19, that
> > > > doesn't mean the bug is gone on 4.19.
> > > > 
> > > > Looking at the commit history, I think the commit below
> > > > possibly
> > > > introduced the
> > > > issue. Until this commit, sdma_run_channel() would wait on the
> > > > interrupt
> > > > before proceeding. It has been there since 4.8:
> > > > 
> > > > Fixes: 1d069bfa3c78 ("dmaengine: imx-sdma: ack channel 0 IRQ in
> > > > the
> > > > interrupt handler")
> > > I think this is correct. Starting with this commit, the interrupt
> > > status fr
> > > channel 0 is no longer cleared in sdma_run_channel0() and
> > > sdma_int_handler() is always called for channel 0.
> > > During firmware loading the interrupts are enabled again just
> > > before
> > > the
> > > clocks are disabled. The interrupt is pending at this moment so
> > > on a
> > > single
> > > core system I think this will always work as expected. If the
> > > firmware
> > > loading and the interrupt handler run on different cores then
> > > this is
> > > racy.
> > > Maybe something else changed to make this more likely?
> > > 
> > > With this new change sdma_int_handler() is no longer called for
> > > channel 0
> > > right, so you should also remove the special handling there.
> > What's 'special handling' should be removed here? Do you mean put
> > below
> > pieces of your patch back?
> >  static int sdma_load_script(struct sdma_engine *sdma, void *buf,
> > int
> > size,
> > @@ -727,9 +720,9 @@ static irqreturn_t sdma_int_handler(int irq,
> > void
> > *dev_id)
> >         unsigned long stat;
> >  
> >         stat = readl_relaxed(sdma->regs + SDMA_H_INTR);
> > -       /* not interested in channel 0 interrupts */
> > -       stat &= ~1;
> >         writel_relaxed(stat, sdma->regs + SDMA_H_INTR);
> > +       /* channel 0 is special and not handled here, see
> > run_channel0() */
> > +       stat &= ~1;
> I think the "stat &= ~1;" can be removed completely. This bit should
> never
> be set, now that the interrupt for channel 0 is disabled.
Okay, but that's harmless, moreover, I like your comment '/* channel 0
is special and not handled here, see run_channel0() */' which said
clearly channel0 interrupt is a special one and NOT handled in
sdma_int_handler. So I'd like to keep it...  
> 
> Michael
> 
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Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-14  8:39 yibin.gong
2019-06-14 10:49 ` Fabio Estevam
2019-06-14 13:25   ` Sven Van Asbroeck
2019-06-14 18:09     ` Michael Olbrich
2019-06-17  2:14       ` Robin Gong
2019-06-17 10:15         ` m.olbrich
2019-06-18  6:08           ` Robin Gong [this message]
2019-06-18  6:19             ` m.olbrich
2019-06-17  2:02     ` Robin Gong
2019-06-17 13:27       ` Sven Van Asbroeck
2019-06-18  5:50         ` Robin Gong
2019-06-14 13:35 ` Sven Van Asbroeck
2019-06-17  1:42   ` Robin Gong

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