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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mtd: rawnand: denali: add reset controlling
On Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:14:53 +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> According to the Denali User's Guide, this IP has two reset signals.
> rst_n: reset most of FFs in the controller core
> reg_rst_n: reset all FFs in the register interface, and in the
> initialization sequence
> This commit supports controlling those reset signals, although they
> might be often tied up together in actual SoC integration.
> One thing that should be kept in mind is the automated initialization
> sequence (a.k.a. 'bootstrap' process) is kicked off when reg_rst_n is
> deasserted.
> When the reset is deasserted, the controller issues a RESET command
> to the chip select 0, and attempts to read out the chip ID, and further
> more, ONFI parameters if it is an ONFI-compliant device. Then, the
> controller sets up the relevant registers based on the detected
> device parameters.
> This process is just redundant for Linux because nand_scan_ident()
> probes devices and sets up parameters accordingly. Rather, this hardware
> feature is annoying because it ends up with misdetection due to bugs.
> So, commit 0615e7ad5d52 ("mtd: nand: denali: remove Toshiba and Hynix
> specific fixup code") changed the driver to not rely on it.
> However, there is no way to prevent it from running. The IP provides
> the 'bootstrap_inhibit_init' port to suppress this sequence, but it is
> usually out of software control, and dependent on SoC implementation.
> As for the Socionext UniPhier platform, LD4 always enables it. For the
> later SoCs, the bootstrap sequence runs depending on the boot mode.
> I added usleep_range() to make the driver wait until the sequence
> finishes. Otherwise, the driver would fail to detect the chip due
> to the race between the driver and hardware-controlled sequence.
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <>
> ---
> .../devicetree/bindings/mtd/denali-nand.txt | 7 ++++
> drivers/mtd/nand/raw/denali_dt.c | 40 ++++++++++++++++++-
> 2 files changed, 46 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Acked-by: Rob Herring <>

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