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SubjectRe: [PATCH] dmaengine: ti: omap-dma: Configure LCH_TYPE for OMAP1
On Fri, Nov 23, 2018 at 12:24:26AM +0200, Aaro Koskinen wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 03:12:36PM +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 10:29:48AM +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> > > On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 11:04:06PM +0200, Aaro Koskinen wrote:
> > > > I had switched to PIO mode in 2015 since the WARNs about legacy DMA
> > > > API were too annoying and flooding the console. And now that I tried
> > > > using DMA again with g_ether, it doesn't work anymore. The device get's
> > > > recognized on host side, but no traffic goes through. Switching back to
> > > > PIO makes it to work again.
> > >
> > > A solution to that would be to do what the warning message says, and
> > > update the driver to the DMAengine API.
> Fully agreed, but I was busy debugging other more serious issues, and
> just wanted to get a reliable ssh or USB serial access to the device
> without any extra noise, so switching to PIO using a module parameter
> is probably what most users do in such situations.
> > Here's a partial conversion (not even build tested) - it only supports
> > OUT transfers with dmaengine at the moment.
> Thanks, I'll take a closer look and try to do some testing hopefully
> during the weekend.

The patch was more for Peter to take a peek at - there's definitely
some bits missing in the dmaengine driver (like the write to the
LCH_CTRL register) that would need to be fixed somehow.

However, it's worth noting that there is exactly one user of
omap_set_dma_channel_mode(), which is omap-udc, which means any DMA
channel made use of by omap-udc will have the LCH_CTRL register
modified to LCH_P, and it will remain that way even if someone else
subsequently makes use of the same channel. That's rather suspicious
to me... maybe we can just initialise all LCH_CTRL registers to LCH_P
in the dmaengine driver in that case! If not, then there's a bug
right there.

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