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From: Sergei Shtylyov <sergei.shtylyov@cogentembedded.com>
To: Tokunori Ikegami <ikegami.t@gmail.com>,
	David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>,
	Brian Norris <computersforpeace@gmail.com>,
	Marek Vasut <marek.vasut@gmail.com>,
	Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal@bootlin.com>,
	Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at>,
	Vignesh Raghavendra <vigneshr@ti.com>,
	linux-mtd@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] mtd: cfi_cmdset_0002: fix delayed error detection on HyperFlash
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 15:03:05 +0300
Message-ID: <4610a3af-302f-dc35-27ba-6b5bb21f8bef@cogentembedded.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <b4d19e66-83e6-d7a2-8aa6-85034460725e@gmail.com>

On 10/06/2019 11:54 PM, Tokunori Ikegami wrote:

>> The commit 4844ef80305d ("mtd: cfi_cmdset_0002: Add support for polling
>> status register") added checking for the status register error bits into
>> chip_good() to only return 1 if these bits are zero. Unfortunately, this
>> means that polling using chip_good() always reaches a time-out condition
>> when erase or program failure bits are set. I think the status register
>> error checking should be fully delegated to cfi_check_err_status() that
>> should return whether any error bits were set or not...
>>
>> Fixes: 4844ef80305d ("mtd: cfi_cmdset_0002: Add support for polling status register")
>> Signed-off-by: Sergei Shtylyov <sergei.shtylyov@cogentembedded.com>
>>
>> ---
>>   drivers/mtd/chips/cfi_cmdset_0002.c |   55 +++++++++++++++++++-----------------
>>   1 file changed, 30 insertions(+), 25 deletions(-)
>>
>> Index: linux/drivers/mtd/chips/cfi_cmdset_0002.c
>> ===================================================================
>> --- linux.orig/drivers/mtd/chips/cfi_cmdset_0002.c
>> +++ linux/drivers/mtd/chips/cfi_cmdset_0002.c
[...]
>> @@ -155,7 +155,9 @@ static void cfi_check_err_status(struct
>>           if (chipstatus & CFI_SR_SLSB)
>>               pr_err("%s sector write protected, status %lx\n",
>>                      map->name, chipstatus);
>> +        return 1;
> Is it okay to be returned 1 for the errors CFI_SR_WBASB and CFI_SR_SLSB also?
> Before the change only CFI_Well, SR_ESB and CFI_SR_PSB were checked by chip_good().

   Well, pr_err() calls above spoke for themselves: all bitmask 0x3a was considered
the error bits. But I can change that back to just ESB/PSB if preferred.

>>       }
>> +    return 0;
>>   }
>>     /* #define DEBUG_CFI_FEATURES */
[...]
>>   @@ -1974,12 +1974,17 @@ static int __xipram do_write_buffer_wait
>>            */
>>           if (time_after(jiffies, timeo) &&
>>               !chip_good(map, chip, adr, datum)) {
>> +            pr_warn("MTD %s(): software timeout, address:0x%.8lx.\n",
>> +                __func__, adr);
> 
> Is there any reason to change the message to use pr_warn() from pr_err()?

   Yes, all the other timeout messages use printk(KERN_WARNING, ...);

> In the past it was changed to use pr_err() from printk(KERN_WARNING) as mentioned by the maintainer.

   Oh, OK, I'll switch back if so...

> 
> Regards,
> Ikegami
[...]

   It's better to remove the diff you're not commenting to.

MBR, Sergei

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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-03 18:29 [PATCH 0/2] Fix the HyperFlash support in the AMD/Fujitsu/Spansion CFI driver Sergei Shtylyov
2019-10-03 18:32 ` [PATCH 1/2] mtd: cfi_cmdset_0002: only check errors when ready in cfi_check_err_status() Sergei Shtylyov
2019-10-03 18:34 ` [PATCH 2/2] mtd: cfi_cmdset_0002: fix delayed error detection on HyperFlash Sergei Shtylyov
2019-10-06 20:54   ` Tokunori Ikegami
2019-10-11 12:03     ` Sergei Shtylyov [this message]
2019-10-13  3:35       ` Tokunori Ikegami
2019-10-16  6:33   ` Vignesh Raghavendra

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