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Date:	Mon, 05 Jan 2015 14:31:09 -0800
From:	"santosh.shilimkar@...cle.com" <santosh.shilimkar@...cle.com>
To:	Paul Walmsley <paul@...an.com>, Lokesh Vutla <lokeshvutla@...com>
CC:	Roger Quadros <rogerq@...com>, tony@...mide.com, t-kristo@...com,
	nm@...com, nsekhar@...com, bcousson@...libre.com,
	linux-omap@...r.kernel.org, linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, s-anna@...com, ssantosh@...nel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: OMAP2+: hwmod: Fix _wait_target_ready() for hwmods
 without sysc

On 1/5/15 2:19 PM, Paul Walmsley wrote:
> + Santosh
>
> Hi Lokesh
>
> On Mon, 5 Jan 2015, Lokesh Vutla wrote:
>> On Saturday 03 January 2015 02:40 AM, Paul Walmsley wrote:
>>> On Thu, 18 Dec 2014, Roger Quadros wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 18/12/14 17:49, Roger Quadros wrote:
>>>>> There are quite a few hwmods that don't have sysconfig register and so
>>>>> _find_mpu_rt_port(oh) will return NULL thus preventing ready state check
>>>>> on those modules after the module is enabled.
>>>
>>> Hmm.  Any IP block that exposes registers that are accessible by the MPU
>>> should have an MPU register target port, even if there's no SYSCONFIG
>>> register.  And if an IP block doesn't have registers that are accessible
>>> from the MPU, then there shouldn't be much point to waiting for the module
>>> to become ready.
>>>
>>> Looks like the real problem is the test for oh->class->sysc before the
>>> call to _init_mpu_rt_base().  That was introduced by commit 6423d6df1440
>>> ("ARM: OMAP2+: hwmod: check for module address space during init"). It's
>>> not clear to me why that test was added, since _init_mpu_rt_base() doesn't
>>> do anything with oh->class->sysc or SYSCONFIG registers.
>> This was introduced by commit
>> 97597b962529 (ARM: OMAP2+: hwmod: Don't call _init_mpu_rt_base if no sysc)
>
> Yes, you're right.  I misread commit 6423d6df1440.
>
>> Patch description states that "there are few hwmod which doesn't have sysconfig registers and hence
>> no need to ioremap() them in early init code".
>
> The MPU register target port code doesn't only determine whether the
> hwmod code should map the IP block's address space.  It also determines
> whether or not the hwmod code needs to wait for the IP block to become
> ready after being enabled, so register accesses by non-hwmod code can
> succeed.
>
IIRC, Yes the intention was to skip the ioremap o.w there were some 
crashes seen. I am fine if that check is actually moved closer
to iormap as it should have been first place.

Regards,
Santosh
seen
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