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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] can: enable multi-queue for SocketCAN devices
On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 9:43 PM, Mark Jonas <mark.jonas@de.bosch.com> wrote:
> Upon request by Marc Kleine-Budde this patch series does not only
> contain our patch to enable enable multi-queue for SocketCAN devices
> but also a driver (Companion driver suite) which makes active use of
> this feature.
>
> The driver suite implements
> - two CAN interfaces
> - one generic command interfaces
> and offers a SocketCAN as well as a char device interface. The
> SocketCAN interface supports multi-queue.
>
> The functionality bases on an external peripheral chip named Companion.
> It offers two CAN interfaces, each has 8 prioritized transmit FIFOs as
> well as one receive FIFO. Besides CAN, undisclosed additional functions
> can be accessed through the char device.
>
> A standard SPI interface with two additional lines for flow control is
> used. The Companion chip is the SPI slave.

Can remoteproc API be utilized here?

>
> The driver suite consists of three separate drivers. The following
> diagram illustrates the dependencies in layers.
>
> /dev/companion SocketCAN User Space
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> +----------------+ +---------------+
> | companion-char | | companion-can |
> +----------------+ +---------------+
> +----------------------------------+
> | companion-spi |
> +----------------------------------+
> +----------------------------------+
> | standard SPI subsystem |
> +----------------------------------+ Linux Kernel
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> | | | | | | Hardware
> CS-+ | | | | +-BUSY
> CLK--+ | | +---REQUEST
> MOSI---+ |
> MISO-----+
>
> companion-spi
> core.c: handles SPI, sysfs entry and interface to upper layer
> protocol-manager.c: handles protocol with the SPI HW
> queue-manager.c: handles buffering and packets scheduling
>
> companion-can
> makes use of multi-queue support and allows to use tc to configure
> the queuing discipline (e.g. mqprio). Together with the SO_PRIORITY
> socket option this allows to specify the FIFO a CAN frame shall be
> sent to.
>
> companion-char
> handles messages to other undisclosed functionality beyond CAN.
>
> Zhu Yi (5):
> can: enable multi-queue for SocketCAN devices
> spi: implement companion-spi driver
> char: implement companion-char driver
> can: implement companion-can driver
> spi,can,char: add companion DT binding documentation
>
> .../devicetree/bindings/spi/bosch,companion.txt | 82 ++
> drivers/char/Kconfig | 7 +
> drivers/char/Makefile | 2 +
> drivers/char/companion-char.c | 367 ++++++
> drivers/net/can/Kconfig | 8 +
> drivers/net/can/Makefile | 1 +
> drivers/net/can/companion-can.c | 694 ++++++++++++
> drivers/net/can/dev.c | 8 +-
> drivers/spi/Kconfig | 2 +
> drivers/spi/Makefile | 2 +
> drivers/spi/companion/Kconfig | 5 +
> drivers/spi/companion/Makefile | 2 +
> drivers/spi/companion/core.c | 1189 ++++++++++++++++++++
> drivers/spi/companion/protocol-manager.c | 1035 +++++++++++++++++
> drivers/spi/companion/protocol-manager.h | 348 ++++++
> drivers/spi/companion/protocol.h | 273 +++++
> drivers/spi/companion/queue-manager.c | 146 +++
> drivers/spi/companion/queue-manager.h | 245 ++++
> include/linux/can/dev.h | 7 +-
> include/linux/companion.h | 258 +++++
> 20 files changed, 4677 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/bosch,companion.txt
> create mode 100644 drivers/char/companion-char.c
> create mode 100644 drivers/net/can/companion-can.c
> create mode 100644 drivers/spi/companion/Kconfig
> create mode 100644 drivers/spi/companion/Makefile
> create mode 100644 drivers/spi/companion/core.c
> create mode 100644 drivers/spi/companion/protocol-manager.c
> create mode 100644 drivers/spi/companion/protocol-manager.h
> create mode 100644 drivers/spi/companion/protocol.h
> create mode 100644 drivers/spi/companion/queue-manager.c
> create mode 100644 drivers/spi/companion/queue-manager.h
> create mode 100644 include/linux/companion.h
>
> --
> 2.7.4
>



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With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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