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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mmc: dw_mmc: Consider HLE errors to be data and command errors
Dear Doug,

I'm considering to control HLE error..So holding this patch.
If this is absolutely necessary patch, let me know, plz.

Best Regards,
Jaehoon Chung

On 03/16/2015 02:56 PM, Jaehoon Chung wrote:
> Hi, Doug.
>
> On 03/14/2015 05:27 AM, Doug Anderson wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 4:30 AM, Jaehoon Chung <jh80.chung@samsung.com> wrote:
>>> Hi, Doug.
>>>
>>> On 03/11/2015 12:48 AM, Doug Anderson wrote:
>>>> The dw_mmc driver enables HLE errors as part of DW_MCI_ERROR_FLAGS but
>>>> nothing in the interrupt handler actually handles them and ACKs them.
>>>> That means that if we ever get an HLE error we'll just keep getting
>>>> interrupts and we'll wedge things.
>>>>
>>>> We really don't expect HLE errors but if we ever get them we shouldn't
>>>> silently ignore them.
>>>>
>>>> Note that I have seen HLE errors while constantly ejecting and
>>>> inserting cards (ejecting while inserting, etc).
>>>
>>> Right, It is occurred when card inserting/ejecting.(This case is the case of removable card.)
>>> Did you test with eMMC? We needs to consider how control HLE error.
>>
>> I'm running it on systems with eMMC, SD Cards, and SDIO WiFi. HLE
>> doesn't show up in normal circumstances, only in ejecting the SD card
>> at the wrong time. ...since you can't eject eMMC, I didn't see
>> problems there.
>
> When card is inserting/removing, HLE is often occurred.
> Since there is some request into queue when card is removed.(in my understanding.)
> It's also related with controlling clock.
>
>>
>>> But I think this patch can't solve all of HLE problem.
>>
>> Agreed. HLE means that the controller is pretty wedged and (as I
>> understand it) means that there's something else we're doing wrong
>> elsewhere in the dw_mmc driver (like writing more data to an already
>> busy controller). We should probably track down and find those cases,
>> too.
>>
>> I agree also that this code probably won't fix the controller in all
>> cases of HLE errors. ...but I'm not 100% certain of the best way to
>> really do that, do you know?
>>
>> ...but in any case the absolute worst thing to do is what the driver
>> is already doing: unmask the HLE interrupt but never handle it
>> anywhere... My patch is at least better than that...
>
> Agreed, your patch should be at least better than now.
> But if pending is set HLE error bit,
> it should hit the cases of DW_MCI_DATA_ERROR_FLAGS & DW_MCI_CMD_ERROR_FLAGS.
> and i think send_stop_abort() can't run, doesn't?
> (If HLE is occurred at non-removable card, controller can't do anything.)
>
> If i can reproduce HLE error, i can check more detailedly.(Trying to reproduce it.)
> I don't find fully solution yet. But finding the solution is my or our(?) part/role in future.
> Actually, i'm using the ctrl reset at my local tree, when HLE error is occurred.
> (Also it's not solution..)
> According to TRM, "HLE is raised, software then has to reload the command."
> We needs to consider how reload the command without lost previous request.
>
>>
>> If you have another suggested way to make HLE error handling better
>> (or avoid them to begin with) I'm happy to test! :)
>
> I will try to find HLE error handling..if you also have other opinion, let me know, plz.
> I needs to listen other opinion, it's great helpful to me.. :)
>
> Thank you a lot!
>
> Best Regards,
> Jaehoon Chung
>
>>
>>
>> -Doug
>>
>
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