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From: Nicolas Boichat <drinkcat@chromium.org>
To: Roger Lu <roger.lu@mediatek.com>
Cc: "Rob Herring" <robh@kernel.org>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 1/3] dt-bindings: soc: add mtk svs dt-bindings
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2020 13:58:48 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CANMq1KBcV_7O-_XQxk+6LTWywVoPW1U5BjYRG=-ojih9DOK-Wg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CANMq1KBVs7ZucNu9pTxXGZ0__E6tyxd1+mm2Zui81G=xQNtShA@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 11:55 AM Nicolas Boichat <drinkcat@chromium.org> wrote:
>
> Hi Rob,
>
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 3:36 PM Roger Lu <roger.lu@mediatek.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Rob & Nicolas,
> >
> > Sorry for the late reply.
> >
> > On Mon, 2020-01-13 at 23:50 +0800, Rob Herring wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 12:44 AM Nicolas Boichat <drinkcat@chromium.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Jan 9, 2020 at 4:38 AM Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > On Tue, Jan 07, 2020 at 03:01:52PM +0800, Roger Lu wrote:
> > > > > > Document the binding for enabling mtk svs on MediaTek SoC.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Signed-off-by: Roger Lu <roger.lu@mediatek.com>
> > > > > > ---
> > > > > >  .../devicetree/bindings/power/mtk-svs.txt     | 76 +++++++++++++++++++
> > > > > >  1 file changed, 76 insertions(+)
> > > > > >  create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power/mtk-svs.txt
> > > > > >
> > > > > > diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power/mtk-svs.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power/mtk-svs.txt
> > > > > > new file mode 100644
> > > > > > index 000000000000..9a3e81b9e1d2
> > > > > > --- /dev/null
> > > > > > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power/mtk-svs.txt
> > > > > > @@ -0,0 +1,76 @@
> > > > > > +* Mediatek Smart Voltage Scaling (MTK SVS)
> > > > > > +
> > > > > > +This describes the device tree binding for the MTK SVS controller (bank)
> > > > > > +which helps provide the optimized CPU/GPU/CCI voltages. This device also
> > > > > > +needs thermal data to calculate thermal slope for accurately compensate
> > > > > > +the voltages when temperature change.
> > > > > > +
> > > > > > +Required properties:
> > > > > > +- compatible:
> > > > > > +  - "mediatek,mt8183-svs" : For MT8183 family of SoCs
> > > > > > +- reg: Address range of the MTK SVS controller.
> > > > > > +- interrupts: IRQ for the MTK SVS controller.
> > > > > > +- clocks, clock-names: Clocks needed for the svs hardware. required
> > > > > > +                       clocks are:
> > > > > > +                    "main": Main clock for svs controller to work.
> > > > > > +- nvmem-cells: Phandle to the calibration data provided by a nvmem device.
> > > > > > +- nvmem-cell-names: Should be "svs-calibration-data" and "calibration-data"
> > > > > > +
> > > > > > +Subnodes:
> > > > > > +- svs-cpu-little: SVS bank device node of little CPU
> > > > > > +  compatible: "mediatek,mt8183-svs-cpu-little"
> > > > > > +  operating-points-v2: OPP table hooked by SVS little CPU bank.
> > > > > > +                    SVS will optimze this OPP table voltage part.
> > > > > > +  vcpu-little-supply: PMIC buck of little CPU
> > > > > > +- svs-cpu-big: SVS bank device node of big CPU
> > > > > > +  compatible: "mediatek,mt8183-svs-cpu-big"
> > > > > > +  operating-points-v2: OPP table hooked by SVS big CPU bank.
> > > > > > +                    SVS will optimze this OPP table voltage part.
> > > > > > +  vcpu-big-supply: PMIC buck of big CPU
> > > > > > +- svs-cci: SVS bank device node of CCI
> > > > > > +  compatible: "mediatek,mt8183-svs-cci"
> > > > > > +  operating-points-v2: OPP table hooked by SVS CCI bank.
> > > > > > +                    SVS will optimze this OPP table voltage part.
> > > > > > +  vcci-supply: PMIC buck of CCI
> > > > > > +- svs-gpu: SVS bank device node of GPU
> > > > > > +  compatible: "mediatek,mt8183-svs-gpu"
> > > > > > +  operating-points-v2: OPP table hooked by SVS GPU bank.
> > > > > > +                    SVS will optimze this OPP table voltage part.
> > > > > > +  vgpu-supply: PMIC buck of GPU
> > > > > > +
> > > > > > +Example:
> > > > > > +
> > > > > > +     svs: svs@1100b000 {
> > > > > > +             compatible = "mediatek,mt8183-svs";
> > > > > > +             reg = <0 0x1100b000 0 0x1000>;
> > > > > > +             interrupts = <GIC_SPI 127 IRQ_TYPE_LEVEL_LOW>;
> > > > > > +             clocks = <&infracfg CLK_INFRA_THERM>;
> > > > > > +             clock-names = "main_clk";
> > > > > > +             nvmem-cells = <&svs_calibration>, <&thermal_calibration>;
> > > > > > +             nvmem-cell-names = "svs-calibration-data", "calibration-data";
> > > > > > +
> > > > > > +             svs_cpu_little: svs-cpu-little {
> > > > > > +                     compatible = "mediatek,mt8183-svs-cpu-little";
> > > > > > +                     operating-points-v2 = <&cluster0_opp>;
> > > > > > +                     vcpu-little-supply = <&mt6358_vproc12_reg>;
> > > > > > +             };
> > > > >
> > > > > I don't think this is a good binding. This information already exists
> > > > > elsewhere in the DT, so your driver should just look in those nodes.
> > > > > For example the regulator can be in the cpu nodes or the OPP table
> > > > > itself.
> > > >
> > > > Roger, if that helps, without changing any other binding, on 8183,
> > > > basically you could have:
> > > >  - svs-cpu-little: Add a handle to &cpu0 and get the regulator/opp
> > > > table from it.
> > > >  - svs-cpu-big: Handle to &cpu4
> > >
> > > Why do you need those? Use the compatible of the cpus to determine big
> > > and little cores. Or there's the cpu capacity property that could be
> > > used instead.
> > >
> > > >  - svs-cci: Handle to &cci
> > >
> > > Is there more than 1 CCI? Just retrieve the node by the compatible.
> > > There's no need to have nodes that simply serve as a collection of
> > > data for some driver.
> > >
> > > >  - svs-gpu: Handle to &gpu (BTW, it is expected that SVS would only
> > > > apply to vgpu/mali regulator, and not vsram regulator?)
> >
> > svs-gpu depends on vgpu power on for init (don't care vgpu_sram). After
> > svs-gpu init is done, it doesn't need vgpu power on anymore. (vgpu can
> > be turned off)
> >
> > Please allows me to introduce more about what svs-gpu device needs.
> > 1. It needs gpu opp table from "gpu node" and gpu_core2 power-domains
> > from "gpu_core2 node". When svs-gpu has those resources, it turns on
> > gpu_core2 power-domain for svs-gpu-hw to have power (for calculating)
> > and svs-gpu-sw will update gpu opp table voltages' part.
> > 2. Therefore, if I retrieve gpu-related node from phandle or compatible,
> > it means svs-gpu device in driver needs to attach two different gpu
> > nodes for attaining gpu opp table and gpu_core2 power-domains. I think
> > this architecture of svs-gpu confuses maintainer why it attaches two
> > different nodes instead of having a device to describe what it needs.
>
> > 3. Is it acceptable to have a Linux device attaching two different
> > nodes? If yes, could you guide us some APIs for one device to attach two
> > nodes? I don't know how to implement it. Thanks.
>
> I'm also trying to understand how that would work. The way the code
> works now (https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromiumos/third_party/kernel/+/refs/heads/chromeos-4.19/drivers/power/avs/mtk_svs.c#1388):
>
> The SVS driver creates a platform device for each sub-node, find the
> sub-node that matches the compatible (pdev->dev.of_node):
> for_each_child_of_node(svs->dev->of_node, np) {
>   if (of_device_is_compatible(np, svsb->of_compatible)) {
>     pdev->dev.of_node = np;
>     break;
>   }
> }
>
> Then, thanks to that, the 2 functions dev_pm_opp_of_add_table and
> devm_regulator_get_optional "just work", as the get the opp table and
> regulator from the device tree node.
>
> So what you suggest is basically something like this:
> pdev->dev.of_node = of_find_compatible_node(NULL, NULL, "mediatek,mt8183-cci");
>
> I came up with a (very dirty) prototype here:
> https://chromium-review.googlesource.com/c/chromiumos/third_party/kernel/+/2076718
> ... and it doesn't really work
> (https://gist.github.com/drinkcat/61e50eedbdc301d418c9cee3ee5b6b06, I
> think the kernel is probing more than it should, like the DMA mask
> errors should not happen...)
>
> Before I dig further... I have the same concern as Roger, is it ok to
> have 2 devices bound to the same device tree node/compatible? My
> understanding was also that it's not.

Rob: It seems like this conversation died here. Do you have any
suggestions for the above?

Thanks,

  reply	other threads:[~2020-04-08  5:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-07  7:01 PM / AVS: SVS: Introduce SVS engine Roger Lu
2020-01-07  7:01 ` [PATCH v6 1/3] dt-bindings: soc: add mtk svs dt-bindings Roger Lu
2020-01-08 20:38   ` Rob Herring
2020-01-13  6:44     ` Nicolas Boichat
2020-01-13 15:50       ` Rob Herring
2020-02-11  7:36         ` Roger Lu
2020-02-27  3:55           ` Nicolas Boichat
2020-04-08  5:58             ` Nicolas Boichat [this message]
2020-01-07  7:01 ` [PATCH v6 2/3] arm64: dts: mt8183: add svs device information Roger Lu
2020-01-07  7:01 ` [PATCH v6 3/3] PM / AVS: SVS: Introduce SVS engine Roger Lu
2020-01-08 11:12   ` Pi-Hsun Shih
2020-01-09  5:02     ` Roger Lu

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