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From: Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon@bootlin.com>
To: Dmitry Osipenko <digetx@gmail.com>
Cc: Stefan Agner <stefan@agner.ch>,
	dwmw2@infradead.org, computersforpeace@gmail.com,
	marek.vasut@gmail.com, robh+dt@kernel.org, mark.rutland@arm.com,
	thierry.reding@gmail.com, dev@lynxeye.de,
	miquel.raynal@bootlin.com, richard@nod.at, marcel@ziswiler.com,
	krzk@kernel.org, benjamin.lindqvist@endian.se,
	jonathanh@nvidia.com, pdeschrijver@nvidia.com,
	pgaikwad@nvidia.com, mirza.krak@gmail.com,
	linux-mtd@lists.infradead.org, linux-tegra@vger.kernel.org,
	devicetree@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 4/6] mtd: rawnand: add NVIDIA Tegra NAND Flash controller driver
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:50:13 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180611135013.7bb5b59b@bbrezillon> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1862022.905gDpZtpO@dimapc>

On Mon, 11 Jun 2018 14:45:45 +0300
Dmitry Osipenko <digetx@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sunday, 10 June 2018 18:32:02 MSK Boris Brezillon wrote:
> > On Sun, 10 Jun 2018 18:00:06 +0300
> > 
> > Dmitry Osipenko <digetx@gmail.com> wrote:  
> > > > >> That seems a lot of work for a code path I do not intend to ever use
> > > > >> :-)  
> > > > > 
> > > > > Are you sure that resetting HW resets the timing and other registers
> > > > > configuration? Reset implementation is HW-specific, like for example
> > > > > in a
> > > > > case of a video decoder the registers state is re-intialized on HW
> > > > > reset,
> > > > > but registers configuration is untouched in a case of resetting GPU.
> > > > > I'd
> > > > > suggest to check whether NAND controller resetting affects the HW
> > > > > configuration.  
> > > > 
> > > > It seems all registers are set back to their documented reset value:
> > > > 
> > > > [boot loader/ROM initialized values]
> > > > [    1.270253] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: Tegra NAND controller register
> > > > dump
> > > > [    1.277051] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: COMMAND: 0x66880104
> > > > [    1.282457] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: STATUS: 0x00000101
> > > > [    1.287763] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: ISR: 0x01000120
> > > > [    1.292818] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: IER: 0x00000000
> > > > [    1.297863] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: CONFIG: 0x00840000
> > > > [    1.303181] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: TIMING: 0x05040000
> > > > [    1.308486] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: TIMING2: 0x00000003
> > > > [    1.313897] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: CMD_REG1: 0x00000000
> > > > [    1.319377] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: CMD_REG2: 0x00000030
> > > > [    1.324868] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: ADDR_REG1: 0x03000000
> > > > [    1.330435] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: ADDR_REG2: 0x00000000
> > > > [    1.336011] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: DMA_MST_CTRL: 0x04100004
> > > > [    1.341838] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: DMA_CFG_A: 0x00000fff
> > > > [    1.347415] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: DMA_CFG_B: 0x0000001b
> > > > [    1.352991] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: FIFO_CTRL: 0x0000aa00
> > > > [reset]
> > > > [    1.358559] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: Tegra NAND controller register
> > > > dump
> > > > [    1.365352] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: COMMAND: 0x00800004
> > > > [    1.370744] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: STATUS: 0x00000101
> > > > [    1.376060] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: ISR: 0x00000100
> > > > [    1.381105] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: IER: 0x00000000
> > > > [    1.386161] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: CONFIG: 0x10030000
> > > > [    1.391466] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: TIMING: 0x00000000
> > > > [    1.396782] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: TIMING2: 0x00000000
> > > > [    1.402174] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: CMD_REG1: 0x00000000
> > > > [    1.407664] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: CMD_REG2: 0x00000000
> > > > [    1.413156] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: ADDR_REG1: 0x00000000
> > > > [    1.418722] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: ADDR_REG2: 0x00000000
> > > > [    1.424297] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: DMA_MST_CTRL: 0x24000000
> > > > [    1.430123] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: DMA_CFG_A: 0x00000000
> > > > [    1.435698] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: DMA_CFG_B: 0x00000000
> > > > [    1.441264] tegra-nand 70008000.nand: FIFO_CTRL: 0x0000aa00  
> > > 
> > > Alright, then indeed it's not really worth to bother with HW resetting
> > > here. Probably only a kernel module reload or a reboot will help if HW is
> > > hung. Maybe NAND controller / chip recovering is something that NAND core
> > > should be handling in a such case by providing a nand_controller_reset()
> > > hook?  
> > I don't see what the core could do to help with that. We'd end up with
> > a new hook implemented by the controller that would be called by the
> > controller driver when it knows it's safe to reset the controller. So,
> > why bother exposing that in the core?  
> 
> Giving a driver more flexibility is always a good thing. I'm not really 
> familiar with mtd/ and maybe indeed it doesn't make much sense to move HW 
> resetting to NAND core, though it looked to me that it should be always safe 
> for NAND core to initiate HW resetting after IO failure and hence would be 
> cleaner and nicer to have a unified HW reset management rather than to have 
> each driver to do its own thing.

No really, the NAND core can't know when it's appropriate to reset the
controller, and what this reset will do, hence it doesn't know if the
chips connected to the controller should also be reset.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-06-11 11:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 41+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-31 22:16 [PATCH v3 0/6] mtd: rawnand: add NVIDIA Tegra NAND flash support Stefan Agner
2018-05-31 22:16 ` [PATCH v3 1/6] mtd: rawnand: add Reed-Solomon error correction algorithm Stefan Agner
2018-06-01  7:26   ` Boris Brezillon
2018-06-01  9:25     ` Boris Brezillon
2018-06-01 13:34       ` Stefan Agner
2018-06-01 13:43         ` Boris Brezillon
2018-05-31 22:16 ` [PATCH v3 2/6] mtd: rawnand: add an option to specify NAND chip as a boot device Stefan Agner
2018-06-01  7:26   ` Boris Brezillon
2018-06-05 20:11   ` Rob Herring
2018-06-06  7:28     ` Boris Brezillon
2018-05-31 22:16 ` [PATCH v3 3/6] mtd: rawnand: tegra: add devicetree binding Stefan Agner
2018-06-01  7:30   ` Boris Brezillon
2018-06-05 20:19     ` Dmitry Osipenko
2018-06-06 10:39       ` Thierry Reding
2018-06-06 10:45         ` Boris Brezillon
2018-06-06 11:07           ` Thierry Reding
2018-06-06 12:14             ` Stefan Agner
2018-06-06 12:31               ` Boris Brezillon
2018-06-05 20:13   ` Rob Herring
2018-05-31 22:16 ` [PATCH v3 4/6] mtd: rawnand: add NVIDIA Tegra NAND Flash controller driver Stefan Agner
2018-06-01  9:20   ` Dmitry Osipenko
2018-06-08 21:51     ` Stefan Agner
2018-06-09  5:52       ` Boris Brezillon
2018-06-09  6:23         ` Stefan Agner
2018-06-09  6:41           ` Boris Brezillon
2018-06-09  6:46             ` Boris Brezillon
2018-06-09  6:55               ` Boris Brezillon
2018-06-09  6:51             ` Stefan Agner
2018-06-09 12:21       ` Dmitry Osipenko
2018-06-10 11:09         ` Stefan Agner
2018-06-10 15:00           ` Dmitry Osipenko
2018-06-10 15:32             ` Boris Brezillon
2018-06-11 11:45               ` Dmitry Osipenko
2018-06-11 11:50                 ` Boris Brezillon [this message]
2018-06-11 13:10                   ` Dmitry Osipenko
2018-06-04 17:16   ` Randolph Maaßen
2018-06-04 20:56     ` Stefan Agner
2018-06-09  5:55   ` Boris Brezillon
2018-06-09  7:18   ` Boris Brezillon
2018-05-31 22:16 ` [PATCH v3 5/6] ARM: dts: tegra: add Tegra20 NAND flash controller node Stefan Agner
2018-05-31 22:16 ` [PATCH v3 6/6] ARM: dts: tegra: enable NAND flash on Colibri T20 Stefan Agner

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