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From: "a.hajda" <a.hajda@samsung.com>
To: Maxime Ripard <maxime@cerno.tech>,
	Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>,
	Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@intel.com>,
	David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>,
	Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@gmail.com>,
	Laurent Pinchart <Laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com>,
	Maarten Lankhorst <maarten.lankhorst@linux.intel.com>,
	Thomas Zimmermann <tzimmermann@suse.de>,
	Jernej Skrabec <jernej.skrabec@gmail.com>,
	Neil Armstrong <narmstrong@baylibre.com>,
	Jonas Karlman <jonas@kwiboo.se>,
	Robert Foss <robert.foss@linaro.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/8] drm/bridge: Make panel and bridge probe order consistent
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2021 16:09:38 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <cc638e20-aa7c-7014-f70b-1bb68e629d87@samsung.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210728133229.2247965-1-maxime@cerno.tech>

Hi Maxime,

I have been busy with other tasks, and I did not follow the list last 
time, so sorry for my late response.

On 28.07.2021 15:32, Maxime Ripard wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> We've encountered an issue with the RaspberryPi DSI panel that prevented the
> whole display driver from probing.
> 
> The issue is described in detail in the commit 7213246a803f ("drm/vc4: dsi:
> Only register our component once a DSI device is attached"), but the basic idea
> is that since the panel is probed through i2c, there's no synchronization
> between its probe and the registration of the MIPI-DSI host it's attached to.
> 
> We initially moved the component framework registration to the MIPI-DSI Host
> attach hook to make sure we register our component only when we have a DSI
> device attached to our MIPI-DSI host, and then use lookup our DSI device in our
> bind hook.
> 
> However, all the DSI bridges controlled through i2c are only registering their
> associated DSI device in their bridge attach hook, meaning with our change


I guess this is incorrect. I have promoted several times the pattern 
that device driver shouldn't expose its interfaces (for example 
component_add, drm_panel_add, drm_bridge_add) until it gathers all 
required dependencies. In this particular case bridges should defer 
probe until DSI bus becomes available. I guess this way the patch you 
reverts would work.

I advised few times this pattern in case of DSI hosts, apparently I 
didn't notice the similar issue can appear in case of bridges. Or there 
is something I have missed???

Anyway there are already eleven(?) bridge drivers using this pattern. I 
wonder if fixing it would be difficult, or if it expose other issues???
The patches should be quite straightforward - move 
of_find_mipi_dsi_host_by_node and mipi_dsi_device_register_full to probe 
time.

Finally I think that if we will not fix these bridge drivers we will 
encounter another set of issues with new platforms connecting "DSI host 
drivers assuming this pattern" and "i2c/dsi device drivers assuming 
pattern already present in the bridges".

Regards
Andrzej

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-08-04 14:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-28 13:32 Maxime Ripard
2021-07-28 13:32 ` [PATCH v2 1/8] Revert "drm/vc4: dsi: Only register our component once a DSI device is attached" Maxime Ripard
2021-07-28 13:32 ` [PATCH v2 2/8] drm/bridge: Add a function to abstract away panels Maxime Ripard
2021-07-28 13:32 ` [PATCH v2 3/8] drm/bridge: Add documentation sections Maxime Ripard
2021-07-28 13:32 ` [PATCH v2 4/8] drm/bridge: Document the probe issue with MIPI-DSI bridges Maxime Ripard
2021-07-28 13:32 ` [PATCH v2 5/8] drm/panel: Create attach and detach callbacks Maxime Ripard
2021-07-28 13:32 ` [PATCH v2 6/8] drm/vc4: dsi: Switch to drm_of_get_bridge Maxime Ripard
2021-07-28 13:32 ` [PATCH v2 7/8] drm/panel: raspberrypi-touchscreen: Use the attach hook Maxime Ripard
2021-07-28 13:32 ` [PATCH v2 8/8] drm/panel: raspberrypi-touchscreen: Remove MIPI-DSI driver Maxime Ripard
     [not found] ` <CGME20210804140941eucas1p2d4d4ec491074530c714797523aec05ea@eucas1p2.samsung.com>
2021-08-04 14:09   ` a.hajda [this message]
2021-08-09  8:00     ` [PATCH v2 0/8] drm/bridge: Make panel and bridge probe order consistent Jagan Teki
2021-08-09 12:03       ` Andrzej Hajda
2021-08-20 16:49     ` Maxime Ripard

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