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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1] dmaengine: tegra-apb: Handle DMA_PREP_INTERRUPT flag properly

On 05/05/2019 19:12, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
> The DMA_PREP_INTERRUPT flag means that descriptor's callback should be
> invoked upon transfer completion and that's it. For some reason driver
> completely disables the hardware interrupt handling, leaving channel in
> unusable state if transfer is issued with the flag being unset. Note
> that there are no occurrences in the relevant drivers that do not set
> the flag, hence this patch doesn't fix any actual bug and merely fixes
> potential problem.
> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Osipenko <>

From having a look at this, I am guessing that we have never really
tested the case where DMA_PREP_INTERRUPT flag is not set because as you
mentioned it does not look like this will work at all!

Is there are use-case you are looking at where you don't set the

If not I am wondering if we should even bother supporting this and warn
if it is not set. AFAICT it does not appear to be mandatory, but maybe
Vinod can comment more on this.



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