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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 07/13] usb: otg: add OTG core
On Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 12:33:20PM +0300, Roger Quadros wrote:
> On 09/09/15 11:13, Peter Chen wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 12:08:10PM +0300, Roger Quadros wrote:
> >> On 09/09/15 05:21, Peter Chen wrote:
> >>> On Tue, Sep 08, 2015 at 03:25:25PM +0300, Roger Quadros wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On 08/09/15 11:31, Peter Chen wrote:
> >>>>> On Mon, Sep 07, 2015 at 01:23:01PM +0300, Roger Quadros wrote:
> >>>>>> On 07/09/15 04:23, Peter Chen wrote:
> >>>>>>> On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 04:21:18PM +0300, Roger Quadros wrote:
> >>>>>>>> + * This is used by the USB Host stack to register the Host controller
> >>>>>>>> + * to the OTG core. Host controller must not be started by the
> >>>>>>>> + * caller as it is left upto the OTG state machine to do so.
> >>>>>>>> + *
> >>>>>>>> + * Returns: 0 on success, error value otherwise.
> >>>>>>>> + */
> >>>>>>>> +int usb_otg_register_hcd(struct usb_hcd *hcd, unsigned int irqnum,
> >>>>>>>> + unsigned long irqflags, struct otg_hcd_ops *ops)
> >>>>>>>> +{
> >>>>>>>> + struct usb_otg *otgd;
> >>>>>>>> + struct device *hcd_dev = hcd->self.controller;
> >>>>>>>> + struct device *otg_dev = usb_otg_get_device(hcd_dev);
> >>>>>>>> +
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> One big problem here is: there are two designs for current (IP) driver
> >>>>>>> code, one creates dedicated hcd device as roothub's parent, like dwc3.
> >>>>>>> Another one doesn't do this, roothub's parent is core device (or otg device
> >>>>>>> in your patch), like chipidea and dwc2.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Then, otg_dev will be glue layer device for chipidea after that.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> OK. Let's add a way for the otg controller driver to provide the host and gadget
> >>>>>> information to the otg core for such devices like chipidea and dwc2.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Roger, not only chipidea and dwc2, I think the musb uses the same
> >>>>> hierarchy. If the host, device, and otg share the same register
> >>>>> region, host part can't be a platform driver since we don't want
> >>>>> to remap the same register region again.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> So, in the design, we may need to consider both situations, one
> >>>>> is otg/host/device has its own register region, and host is a
> >>>>> separate platform device (A), the other is three parts share the
> >>>>> same register region, there is only one platform driver (B).
> >>>>>
> >>>>> A:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> IP core device
> >>>>> |
> >>>>> |
> >>>>> |-----|-----|
> >>>>> gadget host platform device
> >>>>> |
> >>>>> roothub
> >>>>>
> >>>>> B:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> IP core device
> >>>>> |
> >>>>> |
> >>>>> |-----|-----|
> >>>>> gadget roothub
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> This API must be called before the hcd/gadget-driver is added so that the otg
> >>>>>> core knows it's linked to an OTG controller.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Any better idea?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> A flag stands for this hcd controller is the same with otg controller
> >>>>> can be used, this flag can be stored at struct usb_otg_config.
> >>>>
> >>>> What if there is another architecture like so?
> >>>>
> >>>> C:
> >>>> [Parent]
> >>>> |
> >>>> |
> >>>> |------------------|--------------|
> >>>> [OTG core] [gadget] [host]
> >>>>
> >>>> We need a more flexible mechanism to link the gadget and
> >>>> host device to the otg core for non DT case.
> >>>>
> >>>> How about adding struct usb_otg parameter to usb_otg_register_hcd()?
> >>>>
> >>>> e.g.
> >>>> int usb_otg_register_hcd(struct usb_otg *otg, struct usb_hcd *hcd, ..)
> >>>>
> >>>> If otg is NULL it will try DT otg-controller property or parent to
> >>>> get the otg controller.
> >>>
> >>> How usb_otg_register_hcd get struct usb_otg, from where?
> >>
> >> This only works when the parent driver creating the hcd has registered the
> >> otg controller too.
> >>
> >
> > Sorry? So we need to find another way to solve this issue, right?
>
> For existing cases this is sufficient.
> The otg device is either the one supplied during usb_otg_register_hcd
> (cases B and C) or it is the parent device (case A).

How we differentiate case A and case B at usb_otg_register_hcd?
Would you show me the sample code?

>
> It does not work when the 3 devices are totally independent and get registered
> at different times.
> I don't think there is such a case for non-DT yet, but let's not have this
> limitation. So yes, we need to look for better solution :).
>

Yes, we need to find some places to store gadget/host/otg information,
Alan's suggestion to save them at device drvdata may be a direction, but
I still doesn't have way to cover all cases.

--

Best Regards,
Peter Chen


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