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From: "Yang, Wenyou" <Wenyou.Yang@atmel.com>
To: Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieralisi@arm.com>
Cc: "Ferre, Nicolas" <Nicolas.FERRE@atmel.com>,
	"linux@arm.linux.org.uk" <linux@arm.linux.org.uk>,
	"linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org" 
	<linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"alexandre.belloni@free-electrons.com" 
	<alexandre.belloni@free-electrons.com>,
	"sylvain.rochet@finsecur.com" <sylvain.rochet@finsecur.com>,
	"peda@axentia.se" <peda@axentia.se>,
	"Vilchez, Patrice" <Patrice.VILCHEZ@atmel.com>
Subject: RE: [PATCH 2/7] pm: at91: pm_suspend: add the WFI support for ARMv7
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:23:21 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <B256D81BAE5131468A838E5D7A243641BFD3A0C2@penmbx01> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20150129122223.GA3937@red-moon>

Hi Lorenzo,

Thanks a lot.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lorenzo Pieralisi [mailto:lorenzo.pieralisi@arm.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2015 8:22 PM
> To: Yang, Wenyou
> Cc: Ferre, Nicolas; linux@arm.linux.org.uk; linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org;
> linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; alexandre.belloni@free-electrons.com;
> sylvain.rochet@finsecur.com; peda@axentia.se; Vilchez, Patrice
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/7] pm: at91: pm_suspend: add the WFI support for ARMv7
> 
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 02:36:01AM +0000, Yang, Wenyou wrote:
> > Hi Lorenzo,
> >
> > Thank you for your review.
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Lorenzo Pieralisi [mailto:lorenzo.pieralisi@arm.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 7:26 PM
> > > To: Yang, Wenyou
> > > Cc: Ferre, Nicolas; linux@arm.linux.org.uk;
> > > linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org;
> > > linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; alexandre.belloni@free-electrons.com;
> > > sylvain.rochet@finsecur.com; peda@axentia.se; Vilchez, Patrice
> > > Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/7] pm: at91: pm_suspend: add the WFI support
> > > for ARMv7
> > >
> > > On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 10:06:01AM +0000, Wenyou Yang wrote:
> > >
> > > Commit log please.
> > Added in the v2.0
> >
> > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Wenyou Yang <wenyou.yang@atmel.com>
> > > > ---
> > > >  arch/arm/mach-at91/pm_suspend.S |   54
> > > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> > > >  1 file changed, 53 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/arch/arm/mach-at91/pm_suspend.S
> > > > b/arch/arm/mach-at91/pm_suspend.S index 122a3f1..e796722 100644
> > > > --- a/arch/arm/mach-at91/pm_suspend.S
> > > > +++ b/arch/arm/mach-at91/pm_suspend.S
> > > > @@ -53,6 +53,58 @@ mode	.req	r6
> > > >  	beq	1b
> > > >  	.endm
> > > >
> > > > +/*
> > > > + * Put the processor to enter the WFI state  */
> > > > +	.macro _do_wfi
> > >
> > > You will have to explain why you need this, really.
> > I don't understand your meaning.
> 
> I want to understand why this assembly snippet (that can be rewritten in C BTW):
> 
> /* Disable the processor's clock */
> mov	tmp1, #AT91_PMC_PCK
> str	tmp1, [pmc, #AT91_PMC_SCDR]
> 
> +
> 
> cpu_do_idle()
> 
> is not sufficient for you, or put it differently, why do you need this macro.
This assembly snippet will be copied and run in the SRAM, in the period the DDR is in the self-refresh state.
So, it can't invoke other functions generally. 

> 
> >
> > >
> > > > +
> > > > +#if defined(CONFIG_CPU_V7)
> > > > +	/*
> > > > +	 * Execute an ISB instruction to flush the pipeline to ensure
> > > > +	 * that all of operations have beem completed.
> > >
> > > s/beem/been
> > Thanks.
> >
> > >
> > > > +	 */
> > > > +	isb
> 
> This isb should not be there, unless you know a reason why it should and you
> explain it to me.
I encountered system lock during verifying the pm function. 
Anyway, I will tested again whether it works after removing it. 

> 
> > > > +
> > > > +	/*
> > > > +	 * Execute an ISB instruction to ensure that all of the
> > > > +	 * CP15 register changes have been committed.
> > > > +	 */
> > > > +	dsb
> > >
> > > This is a dsb not an isb.
> > Changed in the v2.0
> 
> Yes, but I still do not understand why you want to execute it before disabling the
> clocks (I really hope that by "disabling the clocks" you mean "set the power
> controller to a state when, on wfi execution, the clocks are gated").
Are you meaning to execute dsb and wfi after disabling the clocks?

> 
> >
> > >
> > > > +	dmb
> > >
> > > You have to explain why you need every single one of these barriers,
> > > otherwise I am NAKing this patch.
> > No need this one?
> 
> No, remove it.
OK, thanks

> 
> >
> > >
> > > > +
> > > > +	/* Disable the processor's clock */
> > > > +	mov	tmp1, #AT91_PMC_PCK
> > > > +	str	tmp1, [pmc, #AT91_PMC_SCDR]
> > > > +
> > > > +	/* Execute a WFI instruction */
> > > > +	wfi	@ Wait For Interrupt
> > >
> > > This one looks ok :)
> > >
> > > > +
> > > > +	/*
> > > > +	 * CPU can specualatively prefetch the instructions
> > > > +	 * so add NOPs after WFI. Sixteen NOPs as Cortex-A5 pipeline.
> > >
> > > So what ? I suspect your issue is related to wfi completion on
> > > pending IRQ. I would like to know the details that describe the
> > > issue you are trying to solve here please.
> > Honestly, I referred to others, I will dig more, and test it.
> 
> You should not copy and paste code, because:
> 
> 1) it might be broken
> 2) and/or unoptimized
> 3) and/or does not apply to your platform
> 
> See my suggestion above, if it does not work for you, you will report the issue and
> we will take it from there.
OK, thanks.

> 
> Thanks,
> Lorenzo
> 
> >
> > >
> > > > +	 */
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +	nop
> > > > +#else
> > > > +	mcr	p15, 0, tmp1, c7, c0, 4
> > > > +#endif
> > >
> > > Tell us what's the problem you have to solve, first, then we will see how to fix it.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Lorenzo
> > >
> > > > +
> > > > +	.endm
> > > > +
> > > >  	.text
> > > >
> > > >  /*
> > > > @@ -181,7 +233,7 @@ sdr_sr_done:
> > > >
> > > >  skip_disable_main_clock:
> > > >  	/* Wait for interrupt */
> > > > -	mcr	p15, 0, tmp1, c7, c0, 4
> > > > +	_do_wfi
> > > >
> > > >  	tst	mode, #AT91_PM_SLOW_CLOCK
> > > >  	beq	skip_enable_main_clock
> > > > --
> > > > 1.7.9.5
> > > >
> > > > --
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> >
> > Best Regards,
> > Wenyou Yang
> >

Best Regards,
Wenyou Yang

  reply	other threads:[~2015-01-30  7:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-26 10:03 [PATCH 0/7] AT91 pm improvements for 3.20 Wenyou Yang
2015-01-26 10:04 ` [PATCH 1/7] pm: at91: achieve the memory controller's type from the dts file Wenyou Yang
2015-01-26 10:06 ` [PATCH 2/7] pm: at91: pm_suspend: add the WFI support for ARMv7 Wenyou Yang
2015-01-26 13:05   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2015-01-27  4:44     ` Yang, Wenyou
2015-01-28 11:25   ` Lorenzo Pieralisi
2015-01-29  2:36     ` Yang, Wenyou
2015-01-29 12:22       ` Lorenzo Pieralisi
2015-01-30  7:23         ` Yang, Wenyou [this message]
2015-01-30 10:17           ` Lorenzo Pieralisi
2015-01-30 10:44           ` Lorenzo Pieralisi
2015-01-26 10:06 ` [PATCH 3/7] pm: at91: pm_suspend: MOR register KEY was missing Wenyou Yang
2015-01-26 10:07 ` [PATCH 4/7] ARM: at91: enable the L2 Cache controller Wenyou Yang
2015-01-26 11:46   ` Mark Rutland
2015-01-26 12:45   ` Russell King - ARM Linux
2015-01-26 22:36   ` Alexandre Belloni
2015-01-27  5:11     ` Yang, Wenyou
2015-01-26 10:07 ` [PATCH 5/7] pm: at91: add disable/enable the L1/L2 cache while suspend/resume Wenyou Yang
2015-01-26 10:08 ` [PATCH 6/7] pm: at91: add achieve the mpddrc peripheral ID and the DDR clock ID support Wenyou Yang
2015-01-26 11:49   ` Mark Rutland
2015-01-27  5:24     ` Yang, Wenyou
2015-01-26 10:08 ` [PATCH 7/7] pm: at91: add disable/enable the mpddrc's clock and DDR clock support Wenyou Yang

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