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From: Matthias Kaehlcke <mka@chromium.org>
To: Akash Asthana <akashast@codeaurora.org>
Cc: gregkh@linuxfoundation.org, agross@kernel.org,
	bjorn.andersson@linaro.org, wsa@the-dreams.de,
	broonie@kernel.org, mark.rutland@arm.com, robh+dt@kernel.org,
	georgi.djakov@linaro.org, linux-i2c@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-spi@vger.kernel.org, devicetree@vger.kernel.org,
	swboyd@chromium.org, mgautam@codeaurora.org,
	linux-arm-msm@vger.kernel.org, linux-serial@vger.kernel.org,
	dianders@chromium.org, evgreen@chromium.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH V4 4/9] soc: qcom-geni-se: Add interconnect support to fix earlycon crash
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 08:48:09 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200428154809.GH4525@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <146cf8db-3c09-39a6-2886-bec0db289948@codeaurora.org>

Hi Akash,

On Tue, Apr 28, 2020 at 03:51:44PM +0530, Akash Asthana wrote:
> Hi Matthias,
> 
> On 4/16/2020 6:01 AM, Matthias Kaehlcke wrote:
> > Hi Akash,
> > 
> > On Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 03:53:13PM +0530, Akash Asthana wrote:

...

> > > diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/qcom_geni_serial.c b/drivers/tty/serial/qcom_geni_serial.c
> > > index 6119090..8c5d97c 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/tty/serial/qcom_geni_serial.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/tty/serial/qcom_geni_serial.c
> > > @@ -1090,6 +1090,12 @@ static void qcom_geni_serial_earlycon_write(struct console *con,
> > >   	__qcom_geni_serial_console_write(&dev->port, s, n);
> > >   }
> > > +static int qcom_geni_serial_earlycon_exit(struct console *con)
> > > +{
> > > +	geni_remove_earlycon_icc_vote();
> > > +	return 0;
> > > +}
> > > +
> > >   static int __init qcom_geni_serial_earlycon_setup(struct earlycon_device *dev,
> > >   								const char *opt)
> > >   {
> > > @@ -1135,6 +1141,7 @@ static int __init qcom_geni_serial_earlycon_setup(struct earlycon_device *dev,
> > >   	writel(stop_bit_len, uport->membase + SE_UART_TX_STOP_BIT_LEN);
> > >   	dev->con->write = qcom_geni_serial_earlycon_write;
> > > +	dev->con->exit = qcom_geni_serial_earlycon_exit;
> > The idea of using the exit handler of the early console to remove the
> > votes seemed appealing at first, however it has a drawback: the bandwidth
> > requests in geni_se_probe() are always made when CONFIG_SERIAL_EARLYCON=y,
> > also when the system doesn't actually use an early console. On such a
> > system the votes would never be removed.
> > 
> > A possible alternative could seem to remove the vote at the end of
> > qcom_geni_serial_probe() of the 'normal' console, but it has a similar
> > problem: the system could not even have a normal console. One could
> > possibly argue that CONFIG_SERIAL_QCOM_GENI_CONSOLE shouldn't be set
> > on such a system, however it could be enabled to have a console for
> > development, and in production the same kernel config is used, but
> > with the console disabled through the device tree.
> > 
> > I don't really have a good idea at this point, maybe we just need
> > something as ugly as a delayed work to remove the votes. Other
> > suggestions are welcome :)
> 
> I think we can do something like below. Before voting we are checking
> whether earlyconsole ("qcom_geni") exits or not.  The name is fixed from
> earlycon declaration file@drivers/tty/serial/qcom_geni_serial.c
> 
> OF_EARLYCON_DECLARE(qcom_geni, "qcom,geni-debug-uart",
>                                 qcom_geni_serial_earlycon_setup);
> 
> ====================================================================================
> 
> @@ -809,6 +809,8 @@ static int geni_se_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>         struct device *dev = &pdev->dev;
>         struct resource *res;
>         struct geni_wrapper *wrapper;
> +       struct console *bcon = NULL;

nit: initialization is not needed

> +       int earlycon_present = 0;
>         int ret;
> 
>         wrapper = devm_kzalloc(dev, sizeof(*wrapper), GFP_KERNEL);
> @@ -832,6 +834,15 @@ static int geni_se_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>         }
> 
>  #ifdef CONFIG_SERIAL_EARLYCON
> +       if (console_drivers)
> +               for_each_console(bcon)
> +                       if (!strcmp(bcon->name, "qcom_geni")) {
> +                               earlycon_present = 1;
> +                               break;
> +                       }
> +       if(!earlycon_present)
> +               goto exit;
> +
>         wrapper->to_core.path = devm_of_icc_get(dev, "qup-core");
>         if (IS_ERR(wrapper->to_core.path))
>                 return PTR_ERR(wrapper->to_core.path);
> @@ -858,6 +869,7 @@ static int geni_se_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>         of_node_put(pdev->dev.of_node);
>  #endif
> 
> +exit:
>         dev_set_drvdata(dev, wrapper);
>         dev_dbg(dev, "GENI SE Driver probed\n");
>         return devm_of_platform_populate(dev);
> 

This should work as long as the early console is always set up before
geni_se is probed, which seems a safe assumption.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-04-28 15:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-15 10:23 [PATCH V4 0/9] Add interconnect support to QSPI and QUP drivers Akash Asthana
2020-04-15 10:23 ` [PATCH V4 1/9] interconnect: Add devm_of_icc_get() as exported API for users Akash Asthana
2020-04-28 16:04   ` Georgi Djakov
2020-04-15 10:23 ` [PATCH V4 2/9] interconnect: Set peak requirement as twice of average Akash Asthana
2020-04-23  9:31   ` Georgi Djakov
2020-04-28  9:46     ` Akash Asthana
2020-04-28 10:53       ` Georgi Djakov
2020-04-15 10:23 ` [PATCH V4 3/9] soc: qcom: geni: Support for ICC voting Akash Asthana
2020-04-15 23:36   ` Matthias Kaehlcke
2020-04-28  9:48     ` Akash Asthana
2020-04-15 10:23 ` [PATCH V4 4/9] soc: qcom-geni-se: Add interconnect support to fix earlycon crash Akash Asthana
2020-04-16  0:31   ` Matthias Kaehlcke
2020-04-28 10:21     ` Akash Asthana
2020-04-28 15:48       ` Matthias Kaehlcke [this message]
2020-04-15 10:23 ` [PATCH V4 5/9] i2c: i2c-qcom-geni: Add interconnect support Akash Asthana
2020-04-16 17:09   ` Matthias Kaehlcke
2020-04-15 10:23 ` [PATCH V4 6/9] spi: spi-geni-qcom: " Akash Asthana
2020-04-15 11:39   ` Mark Brown
2020-04-15 10:23 ` [PATCH V4 7/9] tty: serial: qcom_geni_serial: " Akash Asthana
2020-04-16 17:17   ` Matthias Kaehlcke
2020-04-15 10:23 ` [PATCH V4 8/9] spi: spi-qcom-qspi: " Akash Asthana
2020-04-15 10:23 ` [PATCH V4 9/9] arm64: dts: sc7180: Add interconnect for QUP and QSPI Akash Asthana

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