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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 1/2] mfd: cros ec: spi: Don't send first message too soon
On Tue, 28 Nov 2017, Jon Hunter wrote:
> On 14/11/17 14:43, Jon Hunter wrote:
> > On the Tegra124 Nyan-Big chromebook the very first SPI message sent to
> > the EC is failing.
> >
> > The Tegra SPI driver configures the SPI chip-selects to be active-high
> > by default (and always has for many years). The EC SPI requires an
> > active-low chip-select and so the Tegra chip-select is reconfigured to
> > be active-low when the EC SPI driver calls spi_setup(). The problem is
> > that if the first SPI message to the EC is sent too soon after
> > reconfiguring the SPI chip-select, it fails.
> >
> > The EC SPI driver prevents back-to-back SPI messages being sent too
> > soon by keeping track of the time the last transfer was sent via the
> > variable 'last_transfer_ns'. To prevent the very first transfer being
> > sent too soon, initialise the 'last_transfer_ns' variable after calling
> > spi_setup() and before sending the first SPI message.
> >
> > Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Jon Hunter <jonathanh@nvidia.com>
> > Reviewed-by: Brian Norris <briannorris@chromium.org>
> > ---
> > Changes since V1:
> > - Added stable-tag and Brian's reviewed-by.
> >
> > Looks like this issue has been around for several Linux releases now
> > and it just depends on timing if this issue is seen or not and so there
> > is no specific commit this fixes. However, would be good to include for
> > v4.15.
> >
> > drivers/mfd/cros_ec_spi.c | 1 +
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/mfd/cros_ec_spi.c b/drivers/mfd/cros_ec_spi.c
> > index c9714072e224..a14196e95e9b 100644
> > --- a/drivers/mfd/cros_ec_spi.c
> > +++ b/drivers/mfd/cros_ec_spi.c
> > @@ -667,6 +667,7 @@ static int cros_ec_spi_probe(struct spi_device *spi)
> > sizeof(struct ec_response_get_protocol_info);
> > ec_dev->dout_size = sizeof(struct ec_host_request);
> >
> > + ec_spi->last_transfer_ns = ktime_get_ns();
> >
> > err = cros_ec_register(ec_dev);
> > if (err) {
>
> Can you queue this as a fix for v4.15-rc1?

No, but I will submit it for one of the v4.15-rcs.

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