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From: "André Almeida" <andrealmeid@collabora.com>
To: Shuah Khan <skhan@linuxfoundation.org>,
	mchehab@kernel.org, helen.koike@collabora.com,
	hverkuil@xs4all.nl, laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-media@vger.kernel.org,
	kernel@collabora.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] Collapse vimc into single monolithic driver
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2019 21:24:53 -0300
Message-ID: <15badf5e-49fa-7fbe-de6b-296e9a7f5cd9@collabora.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4e9b8eb3-23c5-62ea-07dc-b51acb238dee@linuxfoundation.org>

On 8/9/19 9:17 PM, Shuah Khan wrote:
> Hi Andre,
> 
> On 8/9/19 5:52 PM, André Almeida wrote:
>> Hello Shuah,
>>
>> Thanks for the patch, I did some comments below.
>>
>> On 8/9/19 6:45 PM, Shuah Khan wrote:
>>> vimc uses Component API to split the driver into functional components.
>>> The real hardware resembles a monolith structure than component and
>>> component structure added a level of complexity making it hard to
>>> maintain without adding any real benefit.
>>>      The sensor is one vimc component that would makes sense to be a
>>> separate
>>> module to closely align with the real hardware. It would be easier to
>>> collapse vimc into single monolithic driver first and then split the
>>> sensor off as a separate module.
>>>
>>> This patch series emoves the component API and makes minimal changes to
>>> the code base preserving the functional division of the code structure.
>>> Preserving the functional structure allows us to split the sensor off
>>> as a separate module in the future.
>>>
>>> Major design elements in this change are:
>>>      - Use existing struct vimc_ent_config and struct
>>> vimc_pipeline_config
>>>        to drive the initialization of the functional components.
>>>      - Make vimc_ent_config global by moving it to vimc.h
>>>      - Add two new hooks add and rm to initialize and register,
>>> unregister
>>>        and free subdevs.
>>>      - All component API is now gone and bind and unbind hooks are
>>> modified
>>>        to do "add" and "rm" with minimal changes to just add and rm
>>> subdevs.
>>>      - vimc-core's bind and unbind are now register and unregister.
>>>      - vimc-core invokes "add" hooks from its vimc_register_devices().
>>>        The "add" hooks remain the same and register subdevs. They don't
>>>        create platform devices of their own and use vimc's pdev.dev as
>>>        their reference device. The "add" hooks save their
>>> vimc_ent_device(s)
>>>        in the corresponding vimc_ent_config.
>>>      - vimc-core invokes "rm" hooks from its unregister to unregister
>>> subdevs
>>>        and cleanup.
>>>      - vimc-core invokes "add" and "rm" hooks with pointer to struct
>>> vimc_device
>>>        and the corresponding struct vimc_ent_config pointer.
>>>      The following configure and stream test works on all devices.
>>>           media-ctl -d platform:vimc -V '"Sensor
>>> A":0[fmt:SBGGR8_1X8/640x480]'
>>>      media-ctl -d platform:vimc -V '"Debayer
>>> A":0[fmt:SBGGR8_1X8/640x480]'
>>>      media-ctl -d platform:vimc -V '"Sensor
>>> B":0[fmt:SBGGR8_1X8/640x480]'
>>>      media-ctl -d platform:vimc -V '"Debayer
>>> B":0[fmt:SBGGR8_1X8/640x480]'
>>>           v4l2-ctl -z platform:vimc -d "RGB/YUV Capture" -v
>>> width=1920,height=1440
>>>      v4l2-ctl -z platform:vimc -d "Raw Capture 0" -v pixelformat=BA81
>>>      v4l2-ctl -z platform:vimc -d "Raw Capture 1" -v pixelformat=BA81
>>>           v4l2-ctl --stream-mmap --stream-count=100 -d /dev/video1
>>>      v4l2-ctl --stream-mmap --stream-count=100 -d /dev/video2
>>>      v4l2-ctl --stream-mmap --stream-count=100 -d /dev/video3
>>>
>>> The third patch in the series fixes a general protection fault found
>>> when rmmod is done while stream is active.
>>
>> I applied your patch on top of media_tree/master and I did some testing.
>> Not sure if I did something wrong, but just adding and removing the
>> module generated a kernel panic:
> 
> Thanks for testing.
> 
> Odd. I tested modprobe and rmmod both.I was working on Linux 5.3-rc2.
> I will apply these to media latest and work from there. I have to
> rebase these on top of the reverts from Lucas and Helen

Ok, please let me know if I succeeded to reproduce.

>>
>> ~# modprobe vimc
>> ~# rmmod vimc
>> [   16.452974] stack segment: 0000 [#1] SMP PTI
>> [   16.453688] CPU: 0 PID: 2038 Comm: rmmod Not tainted 5.3.0-rc2+ #36
>> [   16.454678] Hardware name: QEMU Standard PC (i440FX + PIIX, 1996),
>> BIOS 1.12.0-20181126_142135-anatol 04/01/2014
>> [   16.456191] RIP: 0010:kfree+0x4d/0x240
>>
>> <registers values...>
>>
>> [   16.469188] Call Trace:
>> [   16.469666]  vimc_remove+0x35/0x90 [vimc]
>> [   16.470436]  platform_drv_remove+0x1f/0x40
>> [   16.471233]  device_release_driver_internal+0xd3/0x1b0
>> [   16.472184]  driver_detach+0x37/0x6b
>> [   16.472882]  bus_remove_driver+0x50/0xc1
>> [   16.473569]  vimc_exit+0xc/0xca0 [vimc]
>> [   16.474231]  __x64_sys_delete_module+0x18d/0x240
>> [   16.475036]  do_syscall_64+0x43/0x110
>> [   16.475656]  entry_SYSCALL_64_after_hwframe+0x44/0xa9
>> [   16.476504] RIP: 0033:0x7fceb8dafa4b
>>
>> <registers values...>
>>
>> [   16.484853] Modules linked in: vimc(-) videobuf2_vmalloc
>> videobuf2_memops v4l2_tpg videobuf2_v4l2 videobuf2_common
>> [   16.486187] ---[ end trace 91e5e0894e254d49 ]---
>> [   16.486758] RIP: 0010:kfree+0x4d/0x240
>>
>> <registers values...>
>>
>> fish: “rmmod vimc” terminated by signal SIGSEGV (Address boundary error)
>>
>> I just added the module after booting, no other action was made. Here is
>> how my `git log --oneline` looks like:
>>
>> 897d708e922b media: vimc: Fix gpf in rmmod path when stream is active
>> 2e4a5ad8ad6d media: vimc: Collapse component structure into a single
>> monolithic driver
>> 7c8da1687e92 media: vimc: move private defines to a common header
>> 97299a303532 media: Remove dev_err() usage after platform_get_irq()
>> 25a3d6bac6b9 media: adv7511/cobalt: rename driver name to adv7511-v4l2
>> ...
>>
>>>
>>> vimc_print_dot (--print-dot) topology after this change:
>>> digraph board {
>>>     rankdir=TB
>>>     n00000001 [label="{{} | Sensor A\n/dev/v4l-subdev0 | {<port0>
>>> 0}}", shape=Mrecord, style=filled, fillcolor=green]
>>>     n00000001:port0 -> n00000005:port0 [style=bold]
>>>     n00000001:port0 -> n0000000b [style=bold]
>>>     n00000003 [label="{{} | Sensor B\n/dev/v4l-subdev1 | {<port0>
>>> 0}}", shape=Mrecord, style=filled, fillcolor=green]
>>>     n00000003:port0 -> n00000008:port0 [style=bold]
>>>     n00000003:port0 -> n0000000f [style=bold]
>>>     n00000005 [label="{{<port0> 0} | Debayer A\n/dev/v4l-subdev2 |
>>> {<port1> 1}}", shape=Mrecord, style=filled, fillcolor=green]
>>>     n00000005:port1 -> n00000015:port0
>>>     n00000008 [label="{{<port0> 0} | Debayer B\n/dev/v4l-subdev3 |
>>> {<port1> 1}}", shape=Mrecord, style=filled, fillcolor=green]
>>>     n00000008:port1 -> n00000015:port0 [style=dashed]
>>>     n0000000b [label="Raw Capture 0\n/dev/video1", shape=box,
>>> style=filled, fillcolor=yellow]
>>>     n0000000f [label="Raw Capture 1\n/dev/video2", shape=box,
>>> style=filled, fillcolor=yellow]
>>>     n00000013 [label="{{} | RGB/YUV Input\n/dev/v4l-subdev4 |
>>> {<port0> 0}}", shape=Mrecord, style=filled, fillcolor=green]
>>>     n00000013:port0 -> n00000015:port0 [style=dashed]
>>>     n00000015 [label="{{<port0> 0} | Scaler\n/dev/v4l-subdev5 |
>>> {<port1> 1}}", shape=Mrecord, style=filled, fillcolor=green]
>>>     n00000015:port1 -> n00000018 [style=bold]
>>>     n00000018 [label="RGB/YUV Capture\n/dev/video3", shape=box,
>>> style=filled, fillcolor=yellow]
>>> }
>>
>> Since the topology changed, it would be nice to change in the
>> documentation as well. The current dot file can be found at
>> `Documentation/media/v4l-drivers/vimc.dot` and it's rendered at this
>> page: https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/media/v4l-drivers/vimc.html
>>
> 
> Topology shouldn't have changed. No changes to links or pads etc.
> I will take a look to be sure. I agree that if topology changes
> document should be updated.

If you "diff" the current dot with the dot you generated, you will see
some differences. The main difference is that "RGB/YUV Input" was a
device "/dev/video2/", and now it a subdevice "/dev/v4l-subdev4".

> 
> thanks,
> -- Shuah


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Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-09 21:45 Shuah Khan
2019-08-09 21:45 ` [PATCH 1/3] media: vimc: move private defines to a common header Shuah Khan
2019-08-10  3:15   ` Helen Koike
2019-08-12 14:03     ` Shuah Khan
2019-08-10 14:14   ` Laurent Pinchart
2019-08-12 14:19     ` Shuah Khan
2019-08-12 14:24       ` Laurent Pinchart
2019-08-12 14:27         ` Shuah Khan
2019-08-09 21:45 ` [PATCH 2/3] media: vimc: Collapse component structure into a single monolithic driver Shuah Khan
2019-08-10  4:12   ` Helen Koike
2019-08-12 14:12     ` Shuah Khan
2019-08-09 21:45 ` [PATCH 3/3] media: vimc: Fix gpf in rmmod path when stream is active Shuah Khan
2019-08-09 23:52 ` [PATCH 0/3] Collapse vimc into single monolithic driver André Almeida
2019-08-10  0:17   ` Shuah Khan
2019-08-10  0:24     ` André Almeida [this message]
2019-08-10  0:48       ` Shuah Khan
2019-08-10  3:51       ` Helen Koike
2019-08-12 14:08         ` Shuah Khan
2019-08-12 18:52           ` André Almeida
2019-08-12 19:10             ` Shuah Khan
2019-08-12 22:14               ` Shuah Khan
2019-08-12 23:41                 ` Helen Koike
2019-08-13  0:58                   ` Shuah Khan
2019-08-13  9:56                   ` Laurent Pinchart
2019-08-13 12:25                     ` Helen Koike
2019-08-13 12:36                       ` Laurent Pinchart
2019-08-13 23:22                         ` Shuah Khan

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