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Date:   Tue, 19 May 2020 08:25:11 +0200
From:   Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@...sung.com>
To:     Saravana Kannan <saravanak@...gle.com>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@...nel.org>,
        Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Frank Rowand <frowand.list@...il.com>,
        Len Brown <lenb@...nel.org>
Cc:     kernel-team@...roid.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        devicetree@...r.kernel.org, linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org,
        Ji Luo <ji.luo@....com>,
        'Linux Samsung SOC' <linux-samsung-soc@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 4/4] of: platform: Batch fwnode parsing when adding
 all top level devices

Hi Saravana,

On 15.05.2020 07:35, Saravana Kannan wrote:
> The fw_devlink_pause() and fw_devlink_resume() APIs allow batching the
> parsing of the device tree nodes when a lot of devices are added. This
> will significantly cut down parsing time (as much a 1 second on some
> systems). So, use them when adding devices for all the top level device
> tree nodes in a system.
>
> Signed-off-by: Saravana Kannan <saravanak@...gle.com>

This patch recently landed in linux-next 20200518. Sadly, it causes 
regression on Samsung Exynos5433-based TM2e board:

s3c64xx-spi 14d30000.spi: Failed to get RX DMA channel
s3c64xx-spi 14d50000.spi: Failed to get RX DMA channel
s3c64xx-spi 14d30000.spi: Failed to get RX DMA channel
s3c64xx-spi 14d50000.spi: Failed to get RX DMA channel
s3c64xx-spi 14d30000.spi: Failed to get RX DMA channel

Internal error: synchronous external abort: 96000210 [#1] PREEMPT SMP
Modules linked in:
CPU: 0 PID: 50 Comm: kworker/0:1 Not tainted 5.7.0-rc5+ #701
Hardware name: Samsung TM2E board (DT)
Workqueue: events deferred_probe_work_func
pstate: 60000005 (nZCv daif -PAN -UAO)
pc : samsung_i2s_probe+0x768/0x8f0
lr : samsung_i2s_probe+0x688/0x8f0
...
Call trace:
  samsung_i2s_probe+0x768/0x8f0
  platform_drv_probe+0x50/0xa8
  really_probe+0x108/0x370
  driver_probe_device+0x54/0xb8
  __device_attach_driver+0x90/0xc0
  bus_for_each_drv+0x70/0xc8
  __device_attach+0xdc/0x140
  device_initial_probe+0x10/0x18
  bus_probe_device+0x94/0xa0
  deferred_probe_work_func+0x70/0xa8
  process_one_work+0x2a8/0x718
  worker_thread+0x48/0x470
  kthread+0x134/0x160
  ret_from_fork+0x10/0x1c
Code: 17ffffaf d503201f f94086c0 91003000 (88dffc00)
---[ end trace ccf721c9400ddbd6 ]---
Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception
SMP: stopping secondary CPUs
Kernel Offset: disabled
CPU features: 0x090002,24006087
Memory Limit: none

---[ end Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception ]---

Both issues, the lack of DMA for SPI device and Synchronous abort in I2S 
probe are new after applying this patch. I'm trying to investigate which 
resources are missing and why. The latter issue means typically that the 
registers for the given device has been accessed without enabling the 
needed clocks or power domains.

> ---
>   drivers/of/platform.c | 2 ++
>   1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/of/platform.c b/drivers/of/platform.c
> index 3371e4a06248..55d719347810 100644
> --- a/drivers/of/platform.c
> +++ b/drivers/of/platform.c
> @@ -538,7 +538,9 @@ static int __init of_platform_default_populate_init(void)
>   	}
>   
>   	/* Populate everything else. */
> +	fw_devlink_pause();
>   	of_platform_default_populate(NULL, NULL, NULL);
> +	fw_devlink_resume();
>   
>   	return 0;
>   }

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

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