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From: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
To: Anson Huang <anson.huang@nxp.com>
Cc: "shawnguo@kernel.org" <shawnguo@kernel.org>,
	"s.hauer@pengutronix.de" <s.hauer@pengutronix.de>,
	"kernel@pengutronix.de" <kernel@pengutronix.de>,
	"festevam@gmail.com" <festevam@gmail.com>,
	"wim@linux-watchdog.org" <wim@linux-watchdog.org>,
	Aisheng Dong <aisheng.dong@nxp.com>,
	"linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org" 
	<linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-watchdog@vger.kernel.org" <linux-watchdog@vger.kernel.org>,
	dl-linux-imx <linux-imx@nxp.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] firmware: imx: SCU irq should ONLY be enabled after SCU IPC is ready
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:14:21 -0700
Message-ID: <20190426201421.GA21075@roeck-us.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <DB3PR0402MB39163FEF47E9D59FC2D78EB3F53D0@DB3PR0402MB3916.eurprd04.prod.outlook.com>

On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 06:51:11AM +0000, Anson Huang wrote:
> Hi, Guenter
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Guenter Roeck [mailto:groeck7@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Guenter
> > Roeck
> > Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:15 AM
> > To: Anson Huang <anson.huang@nxp.com>; shawnguo@kernel.org;
> > s.hauer@pengutronix.de; kernel@pengutronix.de; festevam@gmail.com;
> > wim@linux-watchdog.org; Aisheng Dong <aisheng.dong@nxp.com>; linux-
> > arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; linux-
> > watchdog@vger.kernel.org
> > Cc: dl-linux-imx <linux-imx@nxp.com>
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] firmware: imx: SCU irq should ONLY be enabled
> > after SCU IPC is ready
> > 
> > On 4/24/19 6:14 PM, Anson Huang wrote:
> > > The imx_scu_irq_group_enable() is normally called during module driver
> > > probe phase to enable SCU group irq, e.g., i.MX system controller
> > > watchdog driver will call it during its driver probe phase, as i.MX
> > > system controller watchdog driver does NOT need SCU IPC handle for
> > > operations, so it could be probed before i.MX SCU IPC is ready, and
> > > below dump will show out:
> > >
> > > [    0.933001] Hardware name: Freescale i.MX8QXP MEK (DT)
> > > [    0.938129] pstate: 60000005 (nZCv daif -PAN -UAO)
> > > [    0.942907] pc : imx_scu_call_rpc+0x114/0x158
> > > [    0.947251] lr : imx_scu_irq_group_enable+0x74/0xc4
> > > [    0.952113] sp : ffff00001005bae0
> > > [    0.955415] x29: ffff00001005bae0 x28: ffff0000111bb0a0
> > > [    0.960712] x27: ffff00001140b000 x26: ffff00001111068c
> > > [    0.966011] x25: ffff0000111bb100 x24: 0000000000000000
> > > [    0.971311] x23: ffff0000113d9cd8 x22: 0000000000000001
> > > [    0.976610] x21: 0000000000000001 x20: ffff80083b51a410
> > > [    0.981909] x19: ffff000011259000 x18: 0000000000000480
> > > [    0.987209] x17: 000000000023ffb8 x16: 0000000000000010
> > > [    0.992508] x15: 000000000000023f x14: ffffffffffffffff
> > > [    0.997807] x13: 0000000000000018 x12: 0000000000000030
> > > [    1.003107] x11: 0000000000000003 x10: 0101010101010101
> > > [    1.008406] x9 : ffffffffffffffff x8 : 7f7f7f7f7f7f7f7f
> > > [    1.013706] x7 : fefefeff646c606d x6 : 0000000000000000
> > > [    1.019005] x5 : ffff0000112596c8 x4 : 0000000000000008
> > > [    1.024304] x3 : 0000000000000003 x2 : 0000000000000001
> > > [    1.029604] x1 : ffff00001005bb58 x0 : 0000000000000000
> > > [    1.034905] Call trace:
> > > [    1.037341]  imx_scu_call_rpc+0x114/0x158
> > > [    1.041334]  imx_scu_irq_group_enable+0x74/0xc4
> > > [    1.045856]  imx_sc_wdt_probe+0x24/0x150
> > > [    1.049766]  platform_drv_probe+0x4c/0xb0
> > > [    1.053762]  really_probe+0x1f8/0x2c8
> > > [    1.057407]  driver_probe_device+0x58/0xfc
> > > [    1.061490]  device_driver_attach+0x68/0x70
> > > [    1.065660]  __driver_attach+0x94/0xdc
> > > [    1.069397]  bus_for_each_dev+0x64/0xc0
> > > [    1.073220]  driver_attach+0x20/0x28
> > > [    1.076782]  bus_add_driver+0x148/0x1fc
> > > [    1.080601]  driver_register+0x68/0x120
> > > [    1.084424]  __platform_driver_register+0x4c/0x54
> > > [    1.089120]  imx_sc_wdt_driver_init+0x18/0x20
> > > [    1.093463]  do_one_initcall+0x58/0x1b8
> > > [    1.097287]  kernel_init_freeable+0x1cc/0x288
> > > [    1.101630]  kernel_init+0x10/0x100
> > > [    1.105101]  ret_from_fork+0x10/0x18
> > > [    1.108669] ---[ end trace 9e03302114457de9 ]---
> > > [    1.113296] enable irq failed, group 1, mask 1, ret -22
> > >
> > > To avoid such scenario, return -EPROBE_DEFER in
> > > imx_scu_irq_group_enable() API if SCU IPC is NOT ready, then module
> > > driver which calls this API in probe phase will defer probe after SCU IPC
> > ready.
> > >
> > Difficult to comment - I seem to have missed the patch introducing the call to
> > imx_scu_irq_group_enable() from the watchdog driver, and I don't see it in -
> > next either.
> > 
> > However, as far as I can see, imx_sc_irq_ipc_handle is initialized from
> > imx_scu_probe(). If the watchdog driver depends on it, it should be a sub-
> > node of fsl,imx-scu, and be instantiated from the call to
> > devm_of_platform_populate() in imx_scu_probe(). This should make the
> > EPROBE_DEFER unnecessary.
> > 
> > In other words, the above statement "i.MX system controller watchdog
> > driver does NOT need SCU IPC handle for operations" is no longer accurate.
> > If it needs the interrupt, and the interrupt needs the IPC handle, the
> > watchdog driver does require the IPC handle. It would otherwise not need to
> > defer its probe function until the IPC handle is available.
> > 
> > I would like to add that it is highly unusual for a watchdog driver to depend
> > on a firmware driver. However, again, that is difficult to argue since I seem to
> > have missed the patch series introducing that dependency.
> 
> I agreed watchdog should be a sub-node of SCU if it depends ON it, but as this API is
> exposed, I think adding such check is necessary, we do NOT know when this API could
> be called, so this protection should be necessary, it is just because I met this issue
> during adding pretimeout function of i.MX SC wdog, so I put the patches together.
> 
I agree that the check is necessary for imx_scu_irq_group_enable().
But the watchdog driver should still only be instantiated after
(or, rather, from) its parent driver since that is now the well
defined initialization order.

Guenter

> Thanks,
> Anson
> 
> > 
> > Guenter
> > 
> > > Fixes: 851826c7566e ("firmware: imx: enable imx scu general irq
> > > function")
> > > Signed-off-by: Anson Huang <Anson.Huang@nxp.com>
> > > ---
> > >   drivers/firmware/imx/imx-scu-irq.c | 3 +++
> > >   1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/firmware/imx/imx-scu-irq.c
> > > b/drivers/firmware/imx/imx-scu-irq.c
> > > index 043833a..687121f 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/firmware/imx/imx-scu-irq.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/firmware/imx/imx-scu-irq.c
> > > @@ -100,6 +100,9 @@ int imx_scu_irq_group_enable(u8 group, u32 mask,
> > u8 enable)
> > >   	struct imx_sc_rpc_msg *hdr = &msg.hdr;
> > >   	int ret;
> > >
> > > +	if (!imx_sc_irq_ipc_handle)
> > > +		return -EPROBE_DEFER;
> > > +
> > >   	hdr->ver = IMX_SC_RPC_VERSION;
> > >   	hdr->svc = IMX_SC_RPC_SVC_IRQ;
> > >   	hdr->func = IMX_SC_IRQ_FUNC_ENABLE;
> > >
> 

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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-04-25  1:14 Anson Huang
2019-04-25  1:14 ` [PATCH 2/2] watchdog: imx_sc: Add pretimeout support Anson Huang
2019-04-25  4:04   ` Guenter Roeck
2019-04-25  5:44     ` Anson Huang
2019-04-26 20:17       ` Guenter Roeck
2019-04-28  3:29         ` Anson Huang
2019-04-25  2:15 ` [PATCH 1/2] firmware: imx: SCU irq should ONLY be enabled after SCU IPC is ready Guenter Roeck
2019-04-25  6:51   ` Anson Huang
2019-04-26 20:14     ` Guenter Roeck [this message]

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