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From: Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal@bootlin.com>
To: Jonathan Cameron <jic23@kernel.org>
Cc: Lars-Peter Clausen <lars@metafoo.de>,
	linux-iio@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@bootlin.com>,
	Nuno Sa <Nuno.Sa@analog.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 05/16] iio: adc: max1027: Minimize the number of converted channels
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 11:46:46 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210915114646.1d3303d2@xps13> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210905163406.4d4d86a0@jic23-huawei>

Hi Jonathan,

jic23@kernel.org wrote on Sun, 5 Sep 2021 16:34:06 +0100:

> On Thu,  2 Sep 2021 23:14:26 +0200
> Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal@bootlin.com> wrote:
> 
> > Provide a list of ->available_scan_masks which match the device's
> > capabilities. Basically, the devices is able to scan from 0 to N, N
> > being the highest voltage channel requested by the user. The temperature
> > can be included or not, but cannot be retrieved alone.
> > 
> > The consequence is, instead of reading and pushing to the IIO buffers
> > all channels each time, the "minimum" number of channels will be scanned
> > and pushed based on the ->active_scan_mask.
> > 
> > For example, if the user wants channels 1, 4 and 5, all channels from
> > 0 to 5 will be scanned and pushed to the IIO buffers. The core will then
> > filter out the unneeded samples based on the ->active_scan_mask that has
> > been selected and only channels 1, 4 and 5 will be available to the user
> > in the shared buffer.  
> 
> This explanation is excellent.  If you are respinning it would be great
> to have the essence of it as a comment alongside the code.
> The bit about temp in particular was something I'd missed.

No problem, I'll add a comment inline as well.

> Nice optimization in general.

Thanks!

> Jonathan
>  

Best regards,
Miquèl

  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-15  9:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-02 21:14 [PATCH v2 00/16] Bring external triggers support to MAX1027-like ADCs Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 01/16] iio: adc: max1027: Fix style Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 02/16] iio: adc: max1027: Drop extra warning message Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 03/16] iio: adc: max1027: Drop useless debug messages Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 04/16] iio: adc: max1027: Avoid device managed allocators for DMA purposes Miquel Raynal
2021-09-05 15:26   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 05/16] iio: adc: max1027: Minimize the number of converted channels Miquel Raynal
2021-09-05 15:34   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-09-15  9:46     ` Miquel Raynal [this message]
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 06/16] iio: adc: max1027: Rename a helper Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 07/16] iio: adc: max1027: Create a helper to enable/disable the cnvst trigger Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 08/16] iio: adc: max1027: Simplify the _set_trigger_state() helper Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 09/16] iio: adc: max1027: Ensure a default cnvst trigger configuration Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 10/16] iio: adc: max1027: Create a helper to configure the channels to scan Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 11/16] iio: adc: max1027: Prevent single channel accesses during buffer reads Miquel Raynal
2021-09-05 15:38   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 12/16] iio: adc: max1027: Separate the IRQ handler from the read logic Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 13/16] iio: adc: max1027: Introduce an end of conversion helper Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 14/16] iio: adc: max1027: Don't just sleep when the EOC interrupt is available Miquel Raynal
2021-09-06  9:38   ` Sa, Nuno
2021-09-15  9:55     ` Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 15/16] iio: adc: max1027: Add support for external triggers Miquel Raynal
2021-09-05 16:10   ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-09-06  9:53     ` Sa, Nuno
2021-09-15 15:45       ` Miquel Raynal
2021-09-18 17:39         ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-09-20 10:47           ` Miquel Raynal
2021-09-15 10:18     ` Miquel Raynal
2021-09-18 17:13       ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-09-20  8:37         ` Miquel Raynal
2021-09-20 17:43           ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-09-21  8:11             ` Miquel Raynal
2021-09-02 21:14 ` [PATCH v2 16/16] iio: adc: max1027: Don't reject external triggers when there is no IRQ Miquel Raynal

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