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From: Akash Asthana <akashast@codeaurora.org>
To: Evan Green <evgreen@chromium.org>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
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	Doug Anderson <dianders@chromium.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V2 3/8] soc: qcom-geni-se: Add interconnect support to fix earlycon crash
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:34:43 +0530
Message-ID: <08717de4-cfeb-4049-ebbf-aa2c1c6989c7@codeaurora.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAE=gft6AGkcdUAkoyevZgmtBgaiEkoQzzJcg7sYjbpy5Kh2fyA@mail.gmail.com>

Hi Evan,

On 3/20/2020 10:00 PM, Evan Green wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2020 at 3:22 AM Akash Asthana <akashast@codeaurora.org> wrote:
>> Hi Evan, Matthias,
>>
>> On 3/20/2020 1:13 AM, Matthias Kaehlcke wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 02:24:35PM +0530, Akash Asthana wrote:
>>>> Hi Matthias,
>>>>
>>>> On 3/17/2020 11:59 PM, Matthias Kaehlcke wrote:
>>>>> Hi Akash,
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 04:27:47PM +0530, Akash Asthana wrote:
>>>>>> Hi Matthias,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 3/14/2020 2:14 AM, Matthias Kaehlcke wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi Akash,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 06:42:09PM +0530, Akash Asthana wrote:
>>>>>>>> V1 patch@https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11386469/ caused SC7180 system
>>>>>>>> to reset at boot time.
>>>>>>> The v1 patch isn't relevant in the commit message, please just describe the
>>>>>>> problem. Also the crash only occurs when earlycon is used.
>>>>>> ok
>>>>>>>> As QUP core clock is shared among all the SE drivers present on particular
>>>>>>>> QUP wrapper, the reset seen is due to earlycon usage after QUP core clock
>>>>>>>> is put to 0 from other SE drivers before real console comes up.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> As earlycon can't vote for it's QUP core need, to fix this add ICC
>>>>>>>> support to common/QUP wrapper driver and put vote for QUP core from
>>>>>>>> probe on behalf of earlycon and remove vote during sys suspend.
>>>>>>> Only removing the vote on suspend isn't ideal, the system might never get
>>>>>>> suspended. That said I don't have a really good alternative suggestion.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> One thing you could possibly do is to launch a delayed work, check
>>>>>>> console_device() every second or so and remove the vote when it returns
>>>>>>> non-NULL. Not claiming this would be a great solution ...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The cleanest solution might be a notifier when the early console is
>>>>>>> unregistered, it seems somewhat over-engineered though ... Then again
>>>>>>> other (future) uart drivers with interconnect support might run into
>>>>>>> the same problem.
>>>>>> We are hitting this problem because QUP core clocks are shared among all the
>>>>>> SE driver present in particular QUP wrapper, if other HW controllers has
>>>>>> similar architecture we will hit this issue.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> How about if we expose an API from common driver(geni-se) for putting QUP
>>>>>> core BW vote to 0.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We call this from console probe just after uart_add_one_port call (console
>>>>>> resources are enabled as part of this call) to put core quota to 0 on behalf
>>>>>> of earlyconsole?
>>>>>    From my notes from earlier debugging I have doubts this would work:
>>>>>
>>>>>      There is a short window where the early console and the 'real' console coexist:
>>>>>
>>>>>      [    3.858122] printk: console [ttyMSM0] enabled
>>>>>      [    3.875692] printk: bootconsole [qcom_geni0] disabled
>>>>>
>>>>>      The reset probably occurs when the early console tries to write, but the ICC
>>>>>      is effectively disabled because ttyMSM0 and the other geni ports are runtime
>>>>>      suspended.
>>>> Code flow from console driver probe(qcom_geni_serial.c)
>>>>
>>>> uart_add_one_port--->uart_configure_port--->{ 1) uart_change_pm(enable
>>>> console resources)  2)register_console(boot to real console switch happens
>>>> here)}
>>>>
>>>> Console resources are not disabled from anywhere before the switch happens
>>>> completely. I meant to say until we saw below logs.
>>>>
>>>> [    3.875692] printk: bootconsole [qcom_geni0] disabled
>>>>
>>>> I think the board reset issue cannot occur during the window where early
>>>> console and 'real' console coexist.
>>> Thanks for the clarification! Indeed my notes were only a hypothesis, I
>>> don't see evidence that there is an actual downvote shortly after console
>>> registration.
>>>
>>>> I have validated proposed solution by me, it is working fine.
>>>>
>>>> Currently voting is done for every QUP and not only to which earlycon is
>>>> connect, with the above approach we can't remove vote from other QUPs.
>>>>
>>>> However we can limit voting only to earlycon QUP by removing interconnect
>>>> from DT node of other QUPs.
>>>>
>>>> I am not sure how clean is this solution.
>>> I'm more inclined towards a solution along the lines of what Evan
>>> proposed, i.e. delaying the votes (either in geni or ICC) until we
>>> are ready.
>> Based on discussion I think the delayed solution is most suited if
>> implemented in ICC core because other ICC client might face the similar
>> problem.
>>
>> However for geni case I am more inclined towards below proposed solution.
>>
>> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> How about if we expose an API from common driver(geni-se) for putting QUP
>> core BW vote to 0.
>>
>> We call this from console probe just after uart_add_one_port call (console
>> resources are enabled as part of this call) to put core quota to 0 on behalf
>> of earlyconsole?
> This seems ok to me. Earlycon sets up a vote, and then real probe
> tears it down. As long as in the shuffle of all of these things into
> SE library helpers you still have a way of differentiating the
> earlycon vote from the real vote. In other words, don't reuse this
> early icc_path for the real UART vote. You should probably also
> destroy the path once you've voted zero on it.
> -Evan

Thanks for confirming, I will not use early icc_path for real console 
and I will destroy it once voted to 0 from real console probe.

Regards,

Akash

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Thread overview: 50+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-13 13:12 [PATCH V2 0/8] Add interconnect support to QSPI and QUP drivers Akash Asthana
     [not found] ` <1584105134-13583-1-git-send-email-akashast-sgV2jX0FEOL9JmXXK+q4OQ@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-13 13:12   ` [PATCH V2 1/8] interconnect: Add devm_of_icc_get() as exported API for users Akash Asthana
2020-03-13 16:26     ` Matthias Kaehlcke
2020-03-27 23:02     ` Bjorn Andersson
2020-03-13 13:12   ` [PATCH V2 4/8] tty: serial: qcom_geni_serial: Add interconnect support Akash Asthana
     [not found]     ` <1584105134-13583-5-git-send-email-akashast-sgV2jX0FEOL9JmXXK+q4OQ@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-13 21:28       ` Matthias Kaehlcke
     [not found]         ` <20200313212833.GK144492-hpIqsD4AKlfQT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-17 11:48           ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-17 19:08             ` Matthias Kaehlcke
2020-03-18 12:23               ` Akash Asthana
     [not found]                 ` <e95bd6e0-d1fd-9d13-47df-f7d08b443e37-sgV2jX0FEOL9JmXXK+q4OQ@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-19 20:42                   ` Matthias Kaehlcke
     [not found]                     ` <20200319204248.GA204494-hpIqsD4AKlfQT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-20 10:35                       ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-13 13:12   ` [PATCH V2 5/8] i2c: i2c-qcom-geni: " Akash Asthana
2020-03-14  0:17     ` Matthias Kaehlcke
2020-03-17 11:51       ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-13 13:12   ` [PATCH V2 6/8] spi: spi-geni-qcom: " Akash Asthana
     [not found]     ` <1584105134-13583-7-git-send-email-akashast-sgV2jX0FEOL9JmXXK+q4OQ@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-13 13:16       ` Mark Brown
2020-03-17  9:35         ` Akash Asthana
     [not found]           ` <aa197568-3bac-6962-d39d-3261f68c0514-sgV2jX0FEOL9JmXXK+q4OQ@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-17 13:06             ` Mark Brown
2020-03-20 13:52               ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-14  0:41     ` Matthias Kaehlcke
     [not found]       ` <20200314004106.GM144492-hpIqsD4AKlfQT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-17 12:11         ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-13 13:12 ` [PATCH V2 2/8] soc: qcom: geni: Support for ICC voting Akash Asthana
2020-03-13 16:42   ` Matthias Kaehlcke
     [not found]     ` <20200313164207.GH144492-hpIqsD4AKlfQT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-17  9:58       ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-17 19:06   ` Evan Green
     [not found]     ` <74851dda-296d-cdc5-2449-b9ec59bbc057@codeaurora.org>
2020-03-20 16:45       ` Evan Green
2020-03-27  5:33         ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-13 13:12 ` [PATCH V2 3/8] soc: qcom-geni-se: Add interconnect support to fix earlycon crash Akash Asthana
2020-03-13 20:44   ` Matthias Kaehlcke
     [not found]     ` <20200313204441.GJ144492-hpIqsD4AKlfQT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-17 10:57       ` Akash Asthana
     [not found]         ` <1f86fdf0-df7c-4e4a-d4d8-8b0162e52cb4-sgV2jX0FEOL9JmXXK+q4OQ@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-17 18:29           ` Matthias Kaehlcke
2020-03-18  8:54             ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-19 19:43               ` Matthias Kaehlcke
     [not found]                 ` <20200319194332.GA60149-hpIqsD4AKlfQT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-20 10:22                   ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-20 16:30                     ` Evan Green
2020-03-27  5:04                       ` Akash Asthana [this message]
2020-03-27 23:23                       ` Bjorn Andersson
2020-03-31 10:55                         ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-17 19:08           ` Evan Green
2020-03-17 19:46             ` Doug Anderson
     [not found]             ` <CAE=gft5GcOeQ5kh1bGen_P0J98g2XaAJ7NrDsxkirDoLtL4GWg-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-18 10:57               ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-18 16:22                 ` Evan Green
2020-03-13 13:12 ` [PATCH V2 7/8] spi: spi-qcom-qspi: Add interconnect support Akash Asthana
2020-03-14  0:58   ` Matthias Kaehlcke
     [not found]     ` <20200314005817.GN144492-hpIqsD4AKlfQT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-17 12:13       ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-17 19:08         ` Evan Green
2020-03-18 13:48           ` Akash Asthana
     [not found]             ` <e2ee1a60-a379-5c78-355a-64aad451a944-sgV2jX0FEOL9JmXXK+q4OQ@public.gmane.org>
2020-03-18 16:30               ` Evan Green
2020-03-20  5:35                 ` Akash Asthana
2020-03-13 13:12 ` [PATCH V2 8/8] arm64: dts: sc7180: Add interconnect for QUP and QSPI Akash Asthana

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