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Date:   Mon, 4 Mar 2019 08:31:51 -0800
From:   Patrick Venture <venture@...gle.com>
To:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Cc:     Andrew Jeffery <andrew@...id.au>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Joel Stanley <joel@....id.au>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, linux-aspeed@...ts.ozlabs.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 2/2] drivers/misc: Add Aspeed P2A control driver

On Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 8:31 AM Greg Kroah-Hartman
<gregkh@...uxfoundation.org> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Mar 04, 2019 at 07:45:31AM -0800, Patrick Venture wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 3, 2019 at 4:04 PM Andrew Jeffery <andrew@...id.au> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi Patrick.
> > >
> > > I've got some minor comments, otherwise it looks reasonable to me.
> > >
> > > On Thu, 28 Feb 2019, at 12:22, Patrick Venture wrote:
> > > > The ASPEED AST2400, and AST2500 in some configurations include a
> > > > PCI-to-AHB MMIO bridge.  This bridge allows a server to read and write
> > > > in the BMC's physical address space.  This feature is especially useful
> > > > when using this bridge to send large files to the BMC.
> > > >
> > > > The host may use this to send down a firmware image by staging data at a
> > > > specific memory address, and in a coordinated effort with the BMC's
> > > > software stack and kernel, transmit the bytes.
> > > >
> > > > This driver enables the BMC to unlock the PCI bridge on demand, and
> > > > configure it via ioctl to allow the host to write bytes to an agreed
> > > > upon location.  In the primary use-case, the region to use is known
> > > > apriori on the BMC, and the host requests this information.  Once this
> > > > request is received, the BMC's software stack will enable the bridge and
> > > > the region and then using some software flow control (possibly via IPMI
> > > > packets), copy the bytes down.  Once the process is complete, the BMC
> > > > will disable the bridge and unset any region involved.
> > > >
> > > > The default behavior of this bridge when present is: enabled and all
> > > > regions marked read-write.  This driver will fix the regions to be
> > > > read-only and then disable the bridge entirely.
> > > >
> > > > The memory regions protected are:
> > > >  * BMC flash MMIO window
> > > >  * System flash MMIO windows
> > > >  * SOC IO (peripheral MMIO)
> > > >  * DRAM
> > > >
> > > > The DRAM region itself is all of DRAM and cannot be further specified.
> > > > Once the PCI bridge is enabled, the host can read all of DRAM, and if
> > > > the DRAM section is write-enabled, then it can write to all of it.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Patrick Venture <venture@...gle.com>
> > > > ---
> > > > Changes for v5:
> > > > - Fixup missing exit condition and remove extra jump.
> > > > Changes for v4:
> > > > - Added ioctl for reading back the memory-region configuration.
> > > > - Cleaned up some unused variables.
> > > > Changes for v3:
> > > > - Deleted unused read and write methods.
> > > > Changes for v2:
> > > > - Dropped unused reads.
> > > > - Moved call to disable bridge to before registering device.
> > > > - Switch from using regs to using a syscon regmap. <<< IN PROGRESS
> > > > - Updated the commit message. <<< TODO
> > > > - Updated the bit flipped for SCU180_ENP2A
> > > > - Dropped boolean region_specified variable.
> > > > - Renamed p2a_ctrl in _probe to misc_ctrl per suggestion.
> > > > - Renamed aspeed_p2a_region_search to aspeed_p2a_region_acquire
> > > > - Updated commit message.
> > > > ---
> > > >  drivers/misc/Kconfig                 |   8 +
> > > >  drivers/misc/Makefile                |   1 +
> > > >  drivers/misc/aspeed-p2a-ctrl.c       | 456 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > >  include/uapi/linux/aspeed-p2a-ctrl.h |  59 ++++
> > > >  4 files changed, 524 insertions(+)
> > > >  create mode 100644 drivers/misc/aspeed-p2a-ctrl.c
> > > >  create mode 100644 include/uapi/linux/aspeed-p2a-ctrl.h
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/misc/Kconfig b/drivers/misc/Kconfig
> > > > index f417b06e11c5..9de1bafe5606 100644
> > > > --- a/drivers/misc/Kconfig
> > > > +++ b/drivers/misc/Kconfig
> > > > @@ -485,6 +485,14 @@ config VEXPRESS_SYSCFG
> > > >         bus. System Configuration interface is one of the possible means
> > > >         of generating transactions on this bus.
> > > >
> > > > +config ASPEED_P2A_CTRL
> > > > +     depends on (ARCH_ASPEED || COMPILE_TEST) && REGMAP && MFD_SYSCON
> > > > +     tristate "Aspeed ast2400/2500 HOST P2A VGA MMIO to BMC bridge control"
> > > > +     help
> > > > +       Control Aspeed ast2400/2500 HOST P2A VGA MMIO to BMC mappings
> > > > through
> > > > +       ioctl()s, the driver also provides an interface for userspace
> > > > mappings to
> > > > +       a pre-defined region.
> > > > +
> > > >  config ASPEED_LPC_CTRL
> > > >       depends on (ARCH_ASPEED || COMPILE_TEST) && REGMAP && MFD_SYSCON
> > > >       tristate "Aspeed ast2400/2500 HOST LPC to BMC bridge control"
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/misc/Makefile b/drivers/misc/Makefile
> > > > index e39ccbbc1b3a..57577aee354f 100644
> > > > --- a/drivers/misc/Makefile
> > > > +++ b/drivers/misc/Makefile
> > > > @@ -55,6 +55,7 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_VEXPRESS_SYSCFG)       += vexpress-syscfg.o
> > > >  obj-$(CONFIG_CXL_BASE)               += cxl/
> > > >  obj-$(CONFIG_ASPEED_LPC_CTRL)        += aspeed-lpc-ctrl.o
> > > >  obj-$(CONFIG_ASPEED_LPC_SNOOP)       += aspeed-lpc-snoop.o
> > > > +obj-$(CONFIG_ASPEED_P2A_CTRL)        += aspeed-p2a-ctrl.o
> > > >  obj-$(CONFIG_PCI_ENDPOINT_TEST)      += pci_endpoint_test.o
> > > >  obj-$(CONFIG_OCXL)           += ocxl/
> > > >  obj-y                                += cardreader/
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/misc/aspeed-p2a-ctrl.c
> > > > b/drivers/misc/aspeed-p2a-ctrl.c
> > > > new file mode 100644
> > > > index 000000000000..6bde4f64632d
> > > > --- /dev/null
> > > > +++ b/drivers/misc/aspeed-p2a-ctrl.c
> > > > @@ -0,0 +1,456 @@
> > > > +/*
> > > > + * Copyright 2019 Google Inc
> > > > + *
> > > > + * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> > > > + * modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
> > > > + * as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version
> > > > + * 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
> > >
> > > Should be a SPDX header instead.
> >
> > Ok, so delete the above and drop in:
> >
> > """
> > /* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0+ WITH Linux-syscall-note */
> > """
>
> No no no no no no!
>
> > Or just add that to the top above the Google GNU copyright line?  (I'm
> > not a lawyer).
>
> Please go read Documentation/process/license-rules.txt, it should
> explain everything.  And if not, go talk to your legal council, they
> know all about this and what is needed.

Roger that.

>
> thanks,
>
> greg k-h

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