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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v3 3/5] usb: typec: Bus type for alternate modes
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On 05/11/2018 06:18 AM, Heikki Krogerus wrote:
> Introducing a simple bus for the alternate modes. Bus allows
> binding drivers to the discovered alternate modes the
> partners support.
>
> Signed-off-by: Heikki Krogerus <heikki.krogerus@linux.intel.com>
> ---
> Documentation/ABI/obsolete/sysfs-class-typec | 48 +++
> Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-typec | 51 +++
> Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-typec | 62 +--
> Documentation/driver-api/usb/typec_bus.rst | 136 ++++++
> drivers/usb/typec/Makefile | 2 +-
> drivers/usb/typec/bus.c | 423 +++++++++++++++++++
> drivers/usb/typec/bus.h | 38 ++
> drivers/usb/typec/class.c | 364 ++++++++++++----
> include/linux/mod_devicetable.h | 15 +
> include/linux/usb/typec.h | 14 +-
> include/linux/usb/typec_altmode.h | 142 +++++++
> scripts/mod/devicetable-offsets.c | 4 +
> scripts/mod/file2alias.c | 13 +
> 13 files changed, 1168 insertions(+), 144 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/ABI/obsolete/sysfs-class-typec
> create mode 100644 Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-typec
> create mode 100644 Documentation/driver-api/usb/typec_bus.rst
> create mode 100644 drivers/usb/typec/bus.c
> create mode 100644 drivers/usb/typec/bus.h
> create mode 100644 include/linux/usb/typec_altmode.h

Hi,
I have a few doc corrections for you.

> diff --git a/Documentation/driver-api/usb/typec_bus.rst b/Documentation/driver-api/usb/typec_bus.rst
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..4184e0925567
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/driver-api/usb/typec_bus.rst
> @@ -0,0 +1,136 @@
> +
> +API for USB Type-C Alternate Mode drivers
> +=========================================
> +
> +Introduction
> +------------
> +
> +Alternate modes require communication with the partner using Vendor Defined
> +Messages (VDM) as defined in USB Type-C and USB Power Delivery Specifications.
> +The communication is SVID (Standard or Vendor ID) specific, i.e. specific for
> +every alternate mode, so every alternate mode will need custom driver.

a custom driver.

> +
> +USB Type-C bus allows binding a driver to the discovered partner alternate
> +modes by using the SVID and the mode number.
> +
> +USB Type-C Connector Class provides a device for every alternate mode a port
> +supports, and separate device for every alternate mode the partner supports.
> +The drivers for the alternate modes are bind to the partner alternate mode

are bound
or just: bind

> +devices, and the port alternate mode devices must be handled by the port
> +drivers.
> +
> +When a new partner alternate mode device is registered, it is linked to the
> +alternate mode device of the port that the partner is attached to, that has
> +matching SVID and mode. Communication between the port driver and alternate mode
> +driver will happen using the same API.
> +
> +The port alternate mode devices are used as a proxy between the partner and the
> +alternate mode drivers, so the port drivers are only expected to pass the SVID
> +specific commands from the alternate mode drivers to the partner, and from the
> +partners to the alternate mode drivers. No direct SVID specific communication is
> +needed from the port drivers, but the port drivers need to provide the operation
> +callbacks for the port alternate mode devices, just like the alternate mode
> +drivers need to provide them for the partner alternate mode devices.
> +
> +Usage:
> +------
> +
> +General
> +~~~~~~~
> +
> +By default, the alternate mode drivers are responsible for entering the mode.
> +It is also possible to leave the decision about entering the mode to the user
> +space (See Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-typec). Port drivers should not
> +enter any modes on their own.
> +
> +``->vdm`` is the most important callback in the vector. It will be used to
> +deliver all the SVID specific commands from the partner to the alternate mode
> +driver, and vise versa in case of port drivers. The drivers send the SVID

vice versa

> +specific commands to each other using :c:func:`typec_altmode_vmd()`.
> +
> +If the communication with the partner using the SVID specific commands results
> +in need to re-configure the pins on the connector, the alternate mode driver

reconfigure

> +needs to notify the bus using :c:func:`typec_altmode_notify()`. The driver
> +passes the negotiated SVID specific pin configuration value to the function as
> +parameter. The bus driver will then configure the mux behind the connector using
> +that value as the state value for the mux, and also call blocking notification
> +chain to notify the external drivers about the state of the connector that need
> +to know it.
> +
> +NOTE: The SVID specific pin configuration values must always start from
> +``TYPEC_STATE_MODAL``. USB Type-C specification defines two default states for
> +the connector: ``TYPEC_STATE_USB`` and ``TYPEC_STATE_SAFE``. These values are
> +reserved by the bus as the first possible values for the state. When the
> +alternate mode is entered, the bus will put the connector into
> +``TYPEC_STATE_SAFE`` before sending Enter or Exit Mode command as defined in USB
> +Type-C Specification, and also put the connector back to ``TYPEC_STATE_USB``
> +after the mode has been exited.
> +
> +An example of working definitions for SVID specific pin configurations would
> +look like this:
> +
> +enum {
> + ALTMODEX_CONF_A = TYPEC_STATE_MODAL,
> + ALTMODEX_CONF_B,
> + ...
> +};
> +
> +Helper macro ``TYPEC_MODAL_STATE()`` can also be used:
> +
> +#define ALTMODEX_CONF_A = TYPEC_MODAL_STATE(0);
> +#define ALTMODEX_CONF_B = TYPEC_MODAL_STATE(1);
> +
> +Notification chain
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +The drivers for the components that the alternate modes are designed for need to
> +get details regarding the results of the negotiation with the partner, and the
> +pin configuration of the connector. In case of DisplayPort alternate mode for
> +example, the GPU drivers will need to know those details. In case of
> +Thunderbolt alternate mode, the thunderbolt drivers will need to know them, and
> +so on.
> +
> +The notification chain is designed for this purpose. The drivers can register
> +notifiers with :c:func:`typec_altmode_register_notifier()`.
> +
> +Cable plug alternate modes
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +The alternate mode drivers are not bind to cable plug alternate mode devices,

are not bound

> +only to the partner alternate mode devices. If the alternate mode supports, or
> +requires, a cable that responds to SOP Prime, and optionally SOP Double Prime
> +messages, the driver for that alternate mode must request handle to the cable
> +plug alternate modes using :c:func:`typec_altmode_get_plug()`, and taking over

and take over

> +their control.
> +
> +Driver API
> +----------
> +
> +Alternate mode driver registering/unregistering
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +.. kernel-doc:: drivers/usb/typec/bus.c
> + :functions: typec_altmode_register_driver typec_altmode_unregister_driver
> +
> +Alternate mode driver operations
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +.. kernel-doc:: drivers/usb/typec/bus.c
> + :functions: typec_altmode_enter typec_altmode_exit typec_altmode_attention typec_altmode_vdm typec_altmode_notify
> +
> +API for the port drivers
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +.. kernel-doc:: drivers/usb/typec/bus.c
> + :functions: typec_match_altmode
> +
> +Cable Plug operations
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +.. kernel-doc:: drivers/usb/typec/bus.c
> + :functions: typec_altmode_get_plug typec_altmode_put_plug
> +
> +Notifications
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +.. kernel-doc:: drivers/usb/typec/class.c
> + :functions: typec_altmode_register_notifier typec_altmode_unregister_notifier


HTH.
--
~Randy

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