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From: Mathieu Poirier <mathieu.poirier@linaro.org>
To: Arnaud POULIQUEN <arnaud.pouliquen@foss.st.com>
Cc: Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@linaro.org>,
	Ohad Ben-Cohen <ohad@wizery.com>,
	linux-remoteproc@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-stm32@st-md-mailman.stormreply.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 5/7] rpmsg: char: Introduce a rpmsg driver for the rpmsg char device
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 10:36:22 -0600
Message-ID: <20210422163622.GC1256950@xps15> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47015357-b006-1c32-f63f-d4fcac054d6f@foss.st.com>

On Thu, Apr 22, 2021 at 09:58:27AM +0200, Arnaud POULIQUEN wrote:
> On 4/21/21 7:40 PM, Mathieu Poirier wrote:
> > Good day Arnaud,
> > 
> > On Tue, Apr 13, 2021 at 03:44:56PM +0200, Arnaud Pouliquen wrote:
> >> A rpmsg char device allows to probe the endpoint device on a remote name
> >> service announcement.
> >>
> >> With this patch the /dev/rpmsgX interface is created either by a user
> >> application or by the remote firmware.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Arnaud Pouliquen <arnaud.pouliquen@foss.st.com>
> >>
> >> ---
> >> update from V1:
> >>  - add missing unregister_rpmsg_driver call on module exit.
> >>
> >> ---
> >>  drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_char.c | 59 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> >>  1 file changed, 58 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_char.c b/drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_char.c
> >> index a64249d83172..4606787b7011 100644
> >> --- a/drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_char.c
> >> +++ b/drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_char.c
> >> @@ -26,6 +26,8 @@
> >>  #include "rpmsg_char.h"
> >>  #include "rpmsg_internal.h"
> >>  
> >> +#define RPMSG_CHAR_DEVNAME "rpmsg-raw"
> >> +
> > 
> > Why not simply call it rpmsg-char?
> 
> I would avoid to link the rpmsg name service to the Linux Kernel device.

To me that's exactly what we want to do...  Am I missing something?

> 
> > 
> >>  static dev_t rpmsg_major;
> >>  
> >>  static DEFINE_IDA(rpmsg_ept_ida);
> >> @@ -403,13 +405,67 @@ int rpmsg_chrdev_create_eptdev(struct rpmsg_device *rpdev, struct device *parent
> >>  }
> >>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(rpmsg_chrdev_create_eptdev);
> >>  
> >> +static int rpmsg_chrdev_probe(struct rpmsg_device *rpdev)
> >> +{
> >> +	struct rpmsg_channel_info chinfo;
> >> +	struct rpmsg_eptdev *eptdev;
> >> +
> >> +	if (!rpdev->ept)
> >> +		return -EINVAL;
> >> +
> >> +	memcpy(chinfo.name, RPMSG_CHAR_DEVNAME, sizeof(RPMSG_CHAR_DEVNAME));
> >> +	chinfo.src = rpdev->src;
> >> +	chinfo.dst = rpdev->dst;
> >> +
> >> +	eptdev = __rpmsg_chrdev_create_eptdev(rpdev, &rpdev->dev, chinfo, NULL);
> >> +	if (IS_ERR(eptdev))
> >> +		return PTR_ERR(eptdev);
> >> +
> >> +	/* Set the private field of the default endpoint to retrieve context on callback. */
> >> +	rpdev->ept->priv = eptdev;
> > 
> > This is already done in rpmsg_create_ept() when rpmsg_eptdev_open() is called.
> > 
> >> +
> >> +	return 0;
> >> +}
> >> +
> >> +static void rpmsg_chrdev_remove(struct rpmsg_device *rpdev)
> >> +{
> >> +	int ret;
> >> +
> >> +	ret = device_for_each_child(&rpdev->dev, NULL, rpmsg_chrdev_destroy_eptdev);
> >> +	if (ret)
> >> +		dev_warn(&rpdev->dev, "failed to destroy endpoints: %d\n", ret);
> >> +}
> >> +
> >> +static struct rpmsg_device_id rpmsg_chrdev_id_table[] = {
> >> +	{ .name	= RPMSG_CHAR_DEVNAME },
> >> +	{ },
> >> +};
> >> +
> >> +static struct rpmsg_driver rpmsg_chrdev_driver = {
> >> +	.probe = rpmsg_chrdev_probe,
> >> +	.remove = rpmsg_chrdev_remove,
> >> +	.id_table = rpmsg_chrdev_id_table,
> >> +	.callback = rpmsg_ept_cb,
> > 
> > Not sure why we need a callback associated to this driver when
> > rpmsg_eptdev_open() already creates and rpmsg_endpoint.  To me the only thing
> > having a callback provides is the association between the rpmsg_device and the
> > rpmsg_endpoint[1] that happens in rpmsg_dev_probe().  The QC folks already do
> > this association in their platform code[2].  Since this is not done in
> > __rpmsg_create_ept() a check for rpdev->ept == NULL could be done in
> > rpmsg_eptdev_open() and do the assignment there. 
> > 
> > [1]. https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/v5.12-rc6/source/drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_core.c#L513  
> > [2]. https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/v5.12-rc6/source/drivers/rpmsg/qcom_glink_native.c#L1623
> > 
> 
> That's a good point! When I started the redesign, I faced some issues with the
> approach you propose. But as I can not remember the reason and because the code
> has evolved, i need to re-think about this.
> 

Glad to see we're on the same page.  I stared at this code for a very long time,
thinking there was some kind of bigger picture I wasn't getting.


> Thanks,
> Arnaud
> 
> 
> >> +	.drv = {
> >> +		.name = "rpmsg_chrdev",
> >> +	},
> >> +};
> >> +
> >>  static int rpmsg_chrdev_init(void)
> >>  {
> >>  	int ret;
> >>  
> >>  	ret = alloc_chrdev_region(&rpmsg_major, 0, RPMSG_DEV_MAX, "rpmsg_char");
> >> -	if (ret < 0)
> >> +	if (ret < 0) {
> >>  		pr_err("rpmsg: failed to allocate char dev region\n");
> >> +		return ret;
> >> +	}
> >> +
> >> +	ret = register_rpmsg_driver(&rpmsg_chrdev_driver);
> >> +	if (ret < 0) {
> >> +		pr_err("rpmsg: failed to register rpmsg raw driver\n");
> >> +		unregister_chrdev_region(rpmsg_major, RPMSG_DEV_MAX);
> >> +	}
> >>  
> >>  	return ret;
> >>  }
> >> @@ -417,6 +473,7 @@ postcore_initcall(rpmsg_chrdev_init);
> >>  
> >>  static void rpmsg_chrdev_exit(void)
> >>  {
> >> +	unregister_rpmsg_driver(&rpmsg_chrdev_driver);
> >>  	unregister_chrdev_region(rpmsg_major, RPMSG_DEV_MAX);
> >>  }
> >>  module_exit(rpmsg_chrdev_exit);
> >> -- 
> >> 2.17.1
> >>

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Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-13 13:44 [PATCH v2 0/7] Restructure the rpmsg char and introduce the rpmsg-raw channel Arnaud Pouliquen
2021-04-13 13:44 ` [PATCH v2 1/7] rpmsg: char: Export eptdev create an destroy functions Arnaud Pouliquen
2021-04-21 17:52   ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-04-22  7:55     ` Arnaud POULIQUEN
2021-04-22 16:29       ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-04-13 13:44 ` [PATCH v2 2/7] rpmsg: Move the rpmsg control device from rpmsg_char to rpmsg_ctrl Arnaud Pouliquen
2021-04-21 18:04   ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-04-22  7:56     ` Arnaud POULIQUEN
2021-04-22 16:32       ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-04-22 16:41         ` Arnaud POULIQUEN
2021-04-13 13:44 ` [PATCH v2 3/7] rpmsg: Update rpmsg_chrdev_register_device function Arnaud Pouliquen
2021-04-21 18:06   ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-04-13 13:44 ` [PATCH v2 4/7] rpmsg: char: Introduce __rpmsg_chrdev_create_eptdev function Arnaud Pouliquen
2021-04-21 17:43   ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-04-21 17:45     ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-04-13 13:44 ` [PATCH v2 5/7] rpmsg: char: Introduce a rpmsg driver for the rpmsg char device Arnaud Pouliquen
2021-04-21 17:40   ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-04-22  7:58     ` Arnaud POULIQUEN
2021-04-22 16:36       ` Mathieu Poirier [this message]
2021-04-22 16:53         ` Arnaud POULIQUEN
2021-04-28 13:05         ` Arnaud POULIQUEN
2021-04-13 13:44 ` [PATCH v2 6/7] rpmsg: char: No dynamic endpoint management for the default one Arnaud Pouliquen
2021-04-13 13:44 ` [PATCH v2 7/7] rpmsg: char: Return error if user tries to destroy a default endpoint Arnaud Pouliquen

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