lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2017]   [Jul]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] clk: WARN_ON about to disable a critical clock
From
Date
On 03.07.2017 16:25, Lee Jones wrote:
> On Mon, 03 Jul 2017, Dirk Behme wrote:
>
>> On 03.07.2017 13:53, Lee Jones wrote:
>>> On Tue, 27 Jun 2017, Dirk Behme wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 11.02.2016 01:43, Michael Turquette wrote:
>>>>> Quoting Lee Jones (2016-01-18 06:28:50)
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>
>>>>>
>>>>> Looks good to me.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Mike
>>>>>
>>>>>> ---
>>>>>> drivers/clk/clk.c | 6 ++++++
>>>>>> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/clk/clk.c b/drivers/clk/clk.c
>>>>>> index 835cb85..178b364 100644
>>>>>> --- a/drivers/clk/clk.c
>>>>>> +++ b/drivers/clk/clk.c
>>>>>> @@ -575,6 +575,9 @@ static void clk_core_unprepare(struct clk_core *core)
>>>>>> if (WARN_ON(core->prepare_count == 0))
>>>>>> return;
>>>>>> + if (WARN_ON(core->prepare_count == 1 && core->flags & CLK_IS_CRITICAL))
>>>>>> + return;
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> if (--core->prepare_count > 0)
>>>>>> return;
>>>>>> @@ -680,6 +683,9 @@ static void clk_core_disable(struct clk_core *core)
>>>>>> if (WARN_ON(core->enable_count == 0))
>>>>>> return;
>>>>>> + if (WARN_ON(core->enable_count == 1 && core->flags & CLK_IS_CRITICAL))
>>>>>> + return;
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> if (--core->enable_count > 0)
>>>>>> return;
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I have a question regarding this patch, which is mainline meanwhile [1]:
>>>>
>>>> Having the following clock configuration:
>>>>
>>>> |--> child clk '1' (crit)
>>>> clk source --> parent clk 'A' (crit) -->|
>>>> |--> child clk '2'
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Clock '2' might be used, or not. It might be disabled or not. It doesn't
>>>> matter. Clock '1' is not allowed to be disabled. Therefore its marked as
>>>> critical.
>>>>
>>>> Parent clock 'A' is marked as critical because its not allowed to be
>>>> disabled, even if the enable_count of all child clocks is 0. To avoid that
>>>> by disabling parent clock 'A' the child clock '1' is disabled, too, whats
>>>> not allowed as its marked as critical.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Now, child clock '2' is used and enabled & disabled continuously by a (SPI)
>>>> driver. What is ok. But:
>>>>
>>>> Disabling child clock '2' results in the attempt to disable parent clock
>>>> 'A', too, which has correct enable_count 1 (from enabling the child '2').
>>>> What results
>>>>
>>>> a) in the WARN_ON output
>>>>
>>>> and
>>>>
>>>> b) enable_count of 'A' never decreases to 0. Being off by one after the
>>>> WARN_ON
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> It sounds like both is wrong for a configuration like above.
>>>
>>> Clock A still has one user, Clock 1.
>>>
>>> Why is that wrong?
>>
>>
>> Because clock 1 is not a (Linux kernel clock framework) used clock. Its
>> enable count is 0. So from Linux kernel (clock framework) point of view
>> clock 1 is unused.
>
> All critical clocks are 'used'. That's the point of critical clocks.


Could you translate 'used' to enable_count? Whats valid enable_count
numbers for critical clocks?

Best regards

Dirk


>> The increase/decrease of enable count of parent clock A is only driven by
>> the Linux kernel usage of clock 2.
>>
>>>> Opinions or proposal how to fix/change this?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Best regards
>>>>
>>>> Dirk
>>>>
>>>> [1] https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/drivers/clk/clk.c?id=2e20fbf592621b2c2aeddd82e0fa3dad053cce03
>

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2017-07-03 17:25    [W:0.091 / U:2.928 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site