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Date:   Wed, 5 Aug 2020 17:47:03 -0700
From:   Sowjanya Komatineni <>
To:     Dmitry Osipenko <>,
        Thierry Reding <>
CC:     <>, <>, <>,
        <>, <>,
        <>, <>,
        <>, <>,
        <>, <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v8 08/10] gpu: host1x: mipi: Keep MIPI clock enabled till
 calibration is done

On 8/5/20 11:06 AM, Sowjanya Komatineni wrote:
> On 8/5/20 10:46 AM, Sowjanya Komatineni wrote:
>> On 8/5/20 10:34 AM, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
>>> 05.08.2020 20:29, Sowjanya Komatineni пишет:
>>> ...
>>>> UART_FST_MIPI_CAL is the clock used for calibration logic which is FSM
>>>> that goes thru sequence codes and when done waits for pads to be in
>>>> LP-11 to apply results.
>>>> MIPI_CLK is controller gate clock which is also need to be kept 
>>>> enabled
>>>> as incase if it sees LP-11 it updates registers so its recommended to
>>>> have this clock enabled.
>>>> We can cancel_calibration() in CSI only when csi/sensor stream on 
>>>> fails
>>>> and in which case there will be no LP-11 so we can unconditionally
>>>> disable MIPI_CLK.
>>> There is no guarantee that the fail comes before the LP-11. For 
>>> example,
>>> some odd camera driver may have a complicated enable sequence which may
>>> fail after enabling the hardware streaming.
>> MIPI_CLK to keep enable is for calibration logic to update results, 
>> but like I said calibration logic uses UART_FST_MIPI_CAL clock. So 
>> even in case if fail happens from sensor after having pads in LP-11 
>> then, calibration logic will still be running but result update will 
>> not happen with clock disabled. But HW will not stuck as this is 
>> confirmed from HW designer.
> If LP-11 happens from sensor stream (followed by fail) and by that 
> time if calibration FSM is done and if calibration logic sees LP-11 
> then results will be applied to pads.
> We did start of calibration before CSI stream so by the time we do 
> sensor stream enable, calibration logic might have done with FSM and 
> waiting for LP-11
> Also if we see any special case, we always can use 
> finish_calibration() instead of cancel_calibration() as well.
> finish_calibration() has extra 250ms wait time polling done bit and we 
> can ignore its return code during fail pathway.
Confirmed from HW designer, calibration FSM to finish takes worst case 
72uS so by the time it gets to sensor stream it will be done its 
sequence and will be waiting for DONE bit.

So disabling MIPI CAL clock on sensor stream fails is safe.


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