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From: Nicolas Ferre <nicolas.ferre@atmel.com>
To: Alexandre Belloni <alexandre.belloni@free-electrons.com>
Cc: Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	"Boris Brezillon" <boris.brezillon@free-electrons.com>,
	<linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	<linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: at91: debug: use DEBUG_UART_VIRT
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2016 09:17:18 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5757C67E.3000301@atmel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20160607162301.GL3363@piout.net>

Le 07/06/2016 18:23, Alexandre Belloni a écrit :
> On 07/06/2016 at 17:48:21 +0200, Nicolas Ferre wrote :
>> Le 07/06/2016 17:24, Alexandre Belloni a écrit :
>>> AT91 still uses an offset (0x0100 0000) from the physical address to map
>>> the debug UART. This is unfortunate as for some platforms (sama5d3 and
>>> earlier), it ends up in the PCI zone and PCI is enabled in multi_v7.
>>> Switch to DEBUG_UART_VIRT to solve that.
>>>
>>> Tested on sama5d3 and 9g20.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Alexandre Belloni <alexandre.belloni@free-electrons.com>
>>
>> People using their old defconfigs must pay attention to this change...
>> but it's true that it's a debug configuration anyway...
>>
> 
> I really doubt people are letting DEBUG_LL enabled in a production
> kernel...
> 
>>> diff --git a/arch/arm/include/debug/at91.S b/arch/arm/include/debug/at91.S
>>> index d4ae3b8e2426..0098401e5aeb 100644
>>> --- a/arch/arm/include/debug/at91.S
>>> +++ b/arch/arm/include/debug/at91.S
>>> @@ -9,14 +9,6 @@
>>>   *
>>>  */
>>>  
>>> -#ifdef CONFIG_MMU
>>> -#define AT91_IO_P2V(x) ((x) - 0x01000000)
>>> -#else
>>> -#define AT91_IO_P2V(x) (x)
>>> -#endif
>>> -
>>> -#define AT91_DEBUG_UART_VIRT AT91_IO_P2V(CONFIG_DEBUG_UART_PHYS)
>>> -
>>>  #define AT91_DBGU_SR		(0x14)	/* Status Register */
>>>  #define AT91_DBGU_THR		(0x1c)	/* Transmitter Holding Register */
>>>  #define AT91_DBGU_TXRDY		(1 << 1)	/* Transmitter Ready */
>>> @@ -24,7 +16,7 @@
>>>  
>>>  	.macro	addruart, rp, rv, tmp
>>>  	ldr	\rp, =CONFIG_DEBUG_UART_PHYS		@ System peripherals (phys address)
>>> -	ldr	\rv, =AT91_DEBUG_UART_VIRT		@ System peripherals (virt address)
>>> +	ldr	\rv, =CONFIG_DEBUG_UART_VIRT		@ System peripherals (virt address)
>>
>> Shouldn't we protect the use of this defined value with some
>> #warning "Beware the value CONFIG_DEBUG_UART_VIRT haven't been defined:
>> is it intentional"
>> or even #error?
>>
>> or something like that?
>>
> 
> Well, those that are using this feature are supposed to know what they
> are doing. There is now protection for CONFIG_DEBUG_UART_PHYS anyway.

So, I know that developers are sensible people and know what they're
doing but still... what about having a protection for both anyway...
instead of silently crashing at runtime?

Bye,
-- 
Nicolas Ferre

  reply	other threads:[~2016-06-08  7:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-06-07 15:24 Alexandre Belloni
2016-06-07 15:48 ` Nicolas Ferre
2016-06-07 16:23   ` Alexandre Belloni
2016-06-08  7:17     ` Nicolas Ferre [this message]
2016-06-08  8:18       ` Nicolas Ferre
2016-06-10 15:10 ` Alexandre Belloni

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