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From: Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>
To: Kurt Kanzenbach <kurt@linutronix.de>
Cc: Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot@gmail.com>,
	Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	devicetree@vger.kernel.org,
	Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@linutronix.de>,
	Richard Cochran <richardcochran@gmail.com>,
	Kamil Alkhouri <kamil.alkhouri@hs-offenburg.de>,
	ilias.apalodimas@linaro.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 6/9] net: dsa: hellcreek: Add debugging mechanisms
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 15:55:10 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200622135510.GN338481@lunn.ch> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87d05rth5v.fsf@kurt>

On Mon, Jun 22, 2020 at 02:32:28PM +0200, Kurt Kanzenbach wrote:
> On Fri Jun 19 2020, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> >> > Are trace registers counters?
> >> 
> >> No. The trace registers provide bits for error conditions and if packets
> >> have been dropped e.g. because of full queues or FCS errors, and so on.
> >
> > Is there some documentation somewhere? A better understanding of what
> > they can do might help figure out the correct API.
> 
> No, not that I'm aware of.
> 
> Actually there are a few more debugging mechanisms and features which
> should be exposed somehow. Here's the list:
> 
>  * Trace registers for the error conditions. This feature needs to be
>    configured for which ports should be traced
>  * Memory registers for indicating how many free page and meta pointers
>    are available (read-only)
>  * Limit registers for configuring:
>    * Maximum memory limit per port
>    * Reserved memory for critical traffic
>    * Background traffic rate
>    * Maximum queue depth
>  * Re-prioritization of packets based on the ether type (not mac address)
>  * Packet logging (-> retrieval of packet time stamps) based on port, traffic class and direction
>  * Queue tracking
> 
> What API would be useful for these mechanisms?

Hi Kurt

You should take a look at devlink. Many of these fit devlink
resources. Use that where it fits. But you might end up with an out of
tree debugfs patch for your own debugging work. We have something
similar of mv88e6xxx.

	Andrew

  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-22 13:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-18  6:40 [RFC PATCH 0/9] Hirschmann Hellcreek DSA driver Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18  6:40 ` [RFC PATCH 1/9] net: dsa: Add tag handling for Hirschmann Hellcreek switches Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18 13:42   ` Andrew Lunn
2020-06-18  6:40 ` [RFC PATCH 2/9] net: dsa: Add DSA driver " Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18 15:22   ` Andrew Lunn
2020-06-19  8:12     ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18  6:40 ` [RFC PATCH 3/9] net: dsa: hellcreek: Add PTP clock support Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18 15:46   ` Jakub Kicinski
2020-06-19  8:13     ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18 17:23   ` Andrew Lunn
2020-06-19  8:26     ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-19 13:40       ` Andrew Lunn
2020-06-22 11:52         ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-24 13:03   ` Richard Cochran
2020-06-25  7:08     ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18  6:40 ` [RFC PATCH 4/9] net: dsa: hellcreek: Add support for hardware timestamping Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18  6:40 ` [RFC PATCH 5/9] net: dsa: hellcreek: Add TAPRIO offloading support Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18  6:40 ` [RFC PATCH 6/9] net: dsa: hellcreek: Add debugging mechanisms Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18 17:34   ` Andrew Lunn
2020-06-19  8:36     ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-19 13:42       ` Andrew Lunn
2020-06-22 12:32         ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-22 13:55           ` Andrew Lunn [this message]
2020-06-23  6:07             ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-22 14:14           ` Vladimir Oltean
2020-06-23  6:04             ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18  6:40 ` [RFC PATCH 7/9] net: dsa: hellcreek: Add PTP status LEDs Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18 17:46   ` Andrew Lunn
2020-06-19  8:45     ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-19 13:52       ` Andrew Lunn
2020-06-18  6:40 ` [RFC PATCH 8/9] dt-bindings: Add vendor prefix for Hirschmann Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18  6:40 ` [RFC PATCH 9/9] dt-bindings: net: dsa: Add documentation for Hellcreek switches Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18 13:47   ` Andrew Lunn
2020-06-19  8:47     ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-19 13:56       ` Andrew Lunn
2020-06-22 12:02         ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-22 13:49           ` Andrew Lunn
2020-06-23  6:09             ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-18 17:40   ` Florian Fainelli
2020-06-19  8:48     ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-22 12:05       ` Kurt Kanzenbach
2020-06-26 17:11         ` Florian Fainelli

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