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Date:   Tue, 18 Aug 2020 10:44:39 +0800
From:   Neal Liu <neal.liu@...iatek.com>
To:     Chun-Kuang Hu <chunkuang.hu@...nel.org>
CC:     Neal Liu <neal.liu@...iatek.com>, Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Matthias Brugger <matthias.bgg@...il.com>,
        <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
        wsd_upstream <wsd_upstream@...iatek.com>,
        lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "moderated list:ARM/Mediatek SoC support" 
        <linux-mediatek@...ts.infradead.org>,
        Linux ARM <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 2/2] soc: mediatek: add mt6779 devapc driver

Hi Chun-Kuang,

On Mon, 2020-08-17 at 23:13 +0800, Chun-Kuang Hu wrote:
> Hi, Neal:
> 
> Neal Liu <neal.liu@...iatek.com> 於 2020年8月17日 週一 下午12:02寫道:
> >
> > Hi Chun-Kuang,
> >
> > On Sat, 2020-08-15 at 11:03 +0800, Chun-Kuang Hu wrote:
> > > Hi, Neal:
> > >
> > > Neal Liu <neal.liu@...iatek.com> 於 2020年8月13日 週四 上午11:33寫道:
> > > >
> > > > MediaTek bus fabric provides TrustZone security support and data
> > > > protection to prevent slaves from being accessed by unexpected
> > > > masters.
> > > > The security violation is logged and sent to the processor for
> > > > further analysis or countermeasures.
> > > >
> > > > Any occurrence of security violation would raise an interrupt, and
> > > > it will be handled by mtk-devapc driver. The violation
> > > > information is printed in order to find the murderer.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Neal Liu <neal.liu@...iatek.com>
> > > > ---
> > >
> > > [snip]
> > >
> > > > +/*
> > > > + * devapc_violation_irq - the devapc Interrupt Service Routine (ISR) will dump
> > > > + *                        violation information including which master violates
> > > > + *                        access slave.
> > > > + */
> > > > +static irqreturn_t devapc_violation_irq(int irq_number,
> > > > +                                       struct mtk_devapc_context *ctx)
> > > > +{
> > > > +       /*
> > > > +        * Mask slave's irq before clearing vio status.
> > > > +        * Must do it to avoid nested interrupt and prevent
> > > > +        * unexpected behavior.
> > > > +        */
> > > > +       mask_module_irq(ctx, true);
> > >
> > > I still don't understand why nested interrupt happen. If two CPU
> > > process different devapc interrupt at the same time, mask interrupt
> > > could not prevent these two CPU to sync vio dbg at the same time. As I
> > > know, in ARM CPU, only CPU0 process irq handler, and all devapc
> > > interrupt has the same priority, so why nested interrupt happen? Could
> > > you explain more detail about how nested interrupt happen?
> >
> > If there is another violation happened before previous violation is
> > fully handled, nested interrupt would happen.
> >
> > Let's me take an example:
> > vio A happen
> > enter A ISR
> > ...             vio B happen
> > finish A ISR    enter B ISR
> >                 ...
> >                 finish B ISR
> >
> > We mask all module's irq to avoid nested interrupt.
> 
> This is not 'nested' interrupt. After A ISR is finished, B ISR happen.
> So A ISR and B ISR are consecutive interrupt, not nested interrupt.
> To compare mask irq and no mask irq, Let's consider this situation:
> 
> 1. 1000 consecutive violation happen, the time period between two
> violation is 0.01 ms, so the total time is 10ms. (In 10ms, 1000
> violation happen)
> 2. One ISR handle time is 1 ms, so in one ISR handler, 100 violation happen.
> 
> For mask irq solution, 10 ISR handler is trigger. For no mask irq
> solution, 11 ISR handler is trigger.
> I think these two solution have similar result, and no mask irq
> solution print more information (If these 1000 violation is trigger by
> 20 different driver, no mask solution may show one more driver than
> mask solution)
> So I think it's not necessary to mask irq in irq handler.
> 

No, my example is B ISR is entered before A ISR finished.
Why this is not nested?
vio A happen
enter A ISR
...             vio B happen
...		enter B ISR
finish A ISR
                ...
		...
                finish B ISR

> >
> > >
> > > > +
> > > > +       while (devapc_sync_vio_dbg(ctx))
> > > > +               devapc_extract_vio_dbg(ctx);
> > > > +
> > > > +       /*
> > > > +        * Ensure that violation info are written
> > > > +        * before further operations
> > > > +        */
> > > > +       smp_mb();
> > > > +
> > > > +       clear_vio_status(ctx);
> > > > +       mask_module_irq(ctx, false);
> > > > +
> > > > +       return IRQ_HANDLED;
> > > > +}
> > > > +
> > >
> > > [snip]
> > >
> > > > +
> > > > +static int mtk_devapc_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
> > > > +{
> > > > +       struct mtk_devapc_context *ctx = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
> > > > +
> > > > +       stop_devapc(ctx);
> > > > +
> > > > +       if (ctx->infra_clk)
> > >
> > > This always true.
> >
> > Does it mean that remove function would be called only if probe function
> > is returned successfully?
> 
> Yes.
> 
> > Is there any chance this function would be called directly?
> 
> No.
> 
> Regards,
> Chun-Kuang.
> 
> >
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Chun-Kuang.
> > >
> > > > +               clk_disable_unprepare(ctx->infra_clk);
> > > > +
> > > > +       return 0;
> > > > +}
> > > > +
> > > > +static struct platform_driver mtk_devapc_driver = {
> > > > +       .probe = mtk_devapc_probe,
> > > > +       .remove = mtk_devapc_remove,
> > > > +       .driver = {
> > > > +               .name = KBUILD_MODNAME,
> > > > +               .of_match_table = mtk_devapc_dt_match,
> > > > +       },
> > > > +};
> > > > +
> > > > +module_platform_driver(mtk_devapc_driver);
> > > > +
> > > > +MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Mediatek Device APC Driver");
> > > > +MODULE_AUTHOR("Neal Liu <neal.liu@...iatek.com>");
> > > > +MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
> > > > --
> > > > 1.7.9.5
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> >

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