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From: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
To: Evan Benn <evanbenn@chromium.org>
Cc: xingyu.chen@amlogic.com, Julius Werner <jwerner@chromium.org>,
	Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	devicetree@vger.kernel.org,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jonathan Cameron <Jonathan.Cameron@huawei.com>,
	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung@kernel.org>,
	Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@linux-watchdog.org>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	linux-watchdog@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] dt-bindings: watchdog: Add arm,smc-wdt watchdog arm,smc-wdt compatible
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 07:43:11 -0800
Message-ID: <20200220154311.GA29658@roeck-us.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAKz_xw2hvHL=a4s37dmuCTWDbxefQFR3rfcaNiWYJY4T+jqabA@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 05:41:09PM +1100, Evan Benn wrote:
> Dear Xingyu,
> 
> Could this driver also cover your usecase? I am not familiar with
> meson, but it seems like the meson calls could
> be replaced with arm_smccc calls. Then this driver will cover both
> chips. I am not sure if your firmware is upstream
> somewhere, but this might be adapted;
> https://review.trustedfirmware.org/c/TF-A/trusted-firmware-a/+/3405
> 
FWIW, the Meson driver has more functionality.

Guenter

> Thanks
> 
> 
> On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 10:20 AM Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 03:04:54PM -0800, Julius Werner wrote:
> > > > You are not the first 'watchdog in firmware accessed via an SMC call'.
> > > > Is there some more detail about what implementation this is? Part of
> > > > TF-A? Defined by some spec (I can dream)?
> > >
> > > This is just some random implementation written by me because we
> > > needed one. I would like it to be the new generic implementation, but
> > > it sounds like people here prefer the naming to be MediaTek specific
> > > (at least for now). The other SMC watchdog we're aware of is
> > > imx_sc_wdt but unfortunately that seems to hardcode platform-specific
> >
> > There is one more pending, for Meson SMC.
> >
> > https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-watchdog/list/?series=227733
> >
> > Unfortunately it uses Meson firmware API functions, though it has pretty
> > much the same functionality since those ultimately end up calling
> > arm_smccc_smc().
> >
> > Guenter
> >
> > > details in the interface (at least in the pretimeout SMC) so we can't
> > > just expand that. With this driver I tried to directly wrap the kernel
> > > watchdog interface so it should be platform-agnostic and possible to
> > > expand this driver to other platforms later if desired. The SMC
> > > function ID would still always have to be platform-specific,
> > > unfortunately (but we could pass it in through the device tree), since
> > > the Arm SMC spec doesn't really leave any room for OS-generic SMCs
> > > like this.

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Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-14  6:26 [PATCH 0/2] Add a watchdog driver that uses ARM Secure Monitor Calls Evan Benn
2020-02-14  6:26 ` [PATCH 1/2] dt-bindings: watchdog: Add arm,smc-wdt watchdog arm,smc-wdt compatible Evan Benn
2020-02-19 22:30   ` Rob Herring
2020-02-19 23:04     ` Julius Werner
2020-02-19 23:20       ` Guenter Roeck
2020-02-20  6:41         ` Evan Benn
2020-02-20 15:43           ` Guenter Roeck [this message]
2020-02-21 15:36           ` Xingyu Chen
2020-02-21 19:41             ` Julius Werner
2020-02-21 20:46               ` Guenter Roeck
2020-02-22  4:01               ` Xingyu Chen
2020-02-24  1:10                 ` Evan Benn
2020-02-25  1:23                 ` Julius Werner
2020-02-25  7:44                   ` Xingyu Chen
2020-03-10  1:00                     ` Evan Benn
     [not found]                       ` <ad28aa47-0490-937f-898f-0e4695ef6ec6@amlogic.com>
2020-03-11 19:24                         ` Julius Werner
2020-03-13 16:13                           ` Xingyu Chen
2020-02-14  6:26 ` [PATCH 2/2] watchdog: Add new arm_smc_wdt watchdog driver Evan Benn
2020-02-14  9:35   ` Enric Balletbo Serra
2020-02-14 14:10   ` Guenter Roeck
2020-02-14 21:32     ` Julius Werner
2020-02-15  1:39       ` Evan Benn
2020-02-20  6:50     ` Evan Benn
2020-02-20 15:52       ` Guenter Roeck

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