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From: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@samsung.com>
To: Saravana Kannan <saravanak@google.com>
Cc: Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	Frank Rowand <frowand.list@gmail.com>,
	Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, kernel-team@android.com,
	devicetree@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Neil Armstrong <narmstrong@baylibre.com>,
	linux-amlogic@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] of: property: fw_devlink: Add support for "phy-handle" property
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 09:03:41 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <427ce8cd-977b-03ae-2020-f5ddc7439390@samsung.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAGETcx_xJCqOWtwZ9Ee2+0sPGNLM5=F=djtbdYENkAYZa0ynqQ@mail.gmail.com>

Hi,

On 23.08.2021 20:22, Saravana Kannan wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 5:08 AM Marek Szyprowski
> <m.szyprowski@samsung.com> wrote:
>> On 18.08.2021 04:17, Saravana Kannan wrote:
>>> Allows tracking dependencies between Ethernet PHYs and their consumers.
>>>
>>> Cc: Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>
>>> Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org
>>> Signed-off-by: Saravana Kannan <saravanak@google.com>
>> This patch landed recently in linux-next as commit cf4b94c8530d ("of:
>> property: fw_devlink: Add support for "phy-handle" property"). It breaks
>> ethernet operation on my Amlogic-based ARM64 boards: Odroid C4
>> (arm64/boot/dts/amlogic/meson-sm1-odroid-c4.dts) and N2
>> (meson-g12b-odroid-n2.dts) as well as Khadas VIM3/VIM3l
>> (meson-g12b-a311d-khadas-vim3.dts and meson-sm1-khadas-vim3l.dts).
>>
>> In case of OdroidC4 I see the following entries in the
>> /sys/kernel/debug/devices_deferred:
>>
>> ff64c000.mdio-multiplexer
>> ff3f0000.ethernet
>>
>> Let me know if there is anything I can check to help debugging this issue.
> I'm fairly certain you are hitting this issue because the PHY device
> doesn't have a compatible property. And so the device link dependency
> is propagated up to the mdio bus. But busses as suppliers aren't good
> because busses never "probe".
>
> PHY seems to be one of those cases where it's okay to have the
> compatible property but also okay to not have it. You can confirm my
> theory by checking for the list of suppliers under
> ff64c000.mdio-multiplexer. You'd see mdio@0 (ext_mdio) and if you look
> at the "status" file under the folder it should be "dormant". If you
> add a compatible property that fits the formats a PHY node can have,
> that should also fix your issue (not the solution though).

Where should I look for the mentioned device links 'status' file?

# find /sys -name ff64c000.mdio-multiplexer
/sys/devices/platform/soc/ff600000.bus/ff64c000.mdio-multiplexer
/sys/bus/platform/devices/ff64c000.mdio-multiplexer

# ls -l /sys/devices/platform/soc/ff600000.bus/ff64c000.mdio-multiplexer
total 0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root    0 Jan  1 00:04 
consumer:platform:ff3f0000.ethernet -> 
../../../../virtual/devlink/platform:ff64c000.mdio-multiplexer--platform:ff3f0000.ethernet
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4096 Jan  1 00:04 driver_override
-r--r--r-- 1 root root 4096 Jan  1 00:04 modalias
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root    0 Jan  1 00:04 of_node -> 
../../../../../firmware/devicetree/base/soc/bus@ff600000/mdio-multiplexer@4c000
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root    0 Jan  1 00:02 power
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root    0 Jan  1 00:04 subsystem -> 
../../../../../bus/platform
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root    0 Jan  1 00:04 
supplier:platform:ff63c000.system-controller:clock-controller -> 
../../../../virtual/devlink/platform:ff63c000.system-controller:clock-controller--platform:ff64c000.mdio-multiplexer
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4096 Jan  1 00:04 uevent
-r--r--r-- 1 root root 4096 Jan  1 00:04 waiting_for_supplier

# cat 
/sys/devices/platform/soc/ff600000.bus/ff64c000.mdio-multiplexer/waiting_for_supplier
0

I'm also not sure what compatible string should I add there.

> I'll send out a fix this week (once you confirm my analysis). Thanks
> for reporting it.

Best regards

-- 
Marek Szyprowski, PhD
Samsung R&D Institute Poland


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-08-24  7:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-18  2:17 Saravana Kannan
2021-08-18 17:00 ` Rob Herring
     [not found] ` <CGME20210823120849eucas1p11d3919886444358472be3edd1c662755@eucas1p1.samsung.com>
2021-08-23 12:08   ` Marek Szyprowski
2021-08-23 12:42     ` Rob Herring
2021-08-23 13:16     ` Andrew Lunn
2021-08-23 18:13       ` Saravana Kannan
2021-08-23 19:50         ` Andrew Lunn
2021-08-24  6:52       ` Marek Szyprowski
2021-08-23 18:22     ` Saravana Kannan
2021-08-23 19:58       ` Andrew Lunn
2021-08-23 20:48         ` Saravana Kannan
2021-08-23 22:01           ` Andrew Lunn
2021-08-23 22:08           ` Rob Herring
2021-08-24  7:03       ` Marek Szyprowski [this message]
2021-08-24  7:31         ` Saravana Kannan
2021-09-01  2:37           ` Saravana Kannan
2021-09-01  7:22             ` Marek Szyprowski
2021-09-08 21:58               ` [PATCH v1] RFC: of: property: fix phy-hanlde issue Saravana Kannan
2021-09-09  8:03                 ` Marek Szyprowski
2021-09-14  0:54                   ` Saravana Kannan
2021-09-14  4:44                     ` Saravana Kannan
2021-09-14  6:15                       ` Marek Szyprowski

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