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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1] dmaengine: tegra-apb: Support per-burst residue granularity
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On 19/06/2019 11:13, Jon Hunter wrote:
>
> On 19/06/2019 11:08, Ben Dooks wrote:
>> On 19/06/2019 11:04, Jon Hunter wrote:
>>>
>>> On 19/06/2019 00:27, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
>>>> 19.06.2019 1:22, Ben Dooks пишет:
>>>>> On 13/06/2019 22:08, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
>>>>>> Tegra's APB DMA engine updates words counter after each transferred
>>>>>> burst
>>>>>> of data, hence it can report transfer's residual with more fidelity
>>>>>> which
>>>>>> may be required in cases like audio playback. In particular this fixes
>>>>>> audio stuttering during playback in a chromiuim web browser. The
>>>>>> patch is
>>>>>> based on the original work that was made by Ben Dooks [1]. It was
>>>>>> tested
>>>>>> on Tegra20 and Tegra30 devices.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> [1]
>>>>>> https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20190424162348.23692-1-ben.dooks@codethink.co.uk/
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Inspired-by: Ben Dooks <ben.dooks@codethink.co.uk>
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Osipenko <digetx@gmail.com>
>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>    drivers/dma/tegra20-apb-dma.c | 35
>>>>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------
>>>>>>    1 file changed, 28 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/dma/tegra20-apb-dma.c
>>>>>> b/drivers/dma/tegra20-apb-dma.c
>>>>>> index 79e9593815f1..c5af8f703548 100644
>>>>>> --- a/drivers/dma/tegra20-apb-dma.c
>>>>>> +++ b/drivers/dma/tegra20-apb-dma.c
>>>>>> @@ -797,12 +797,36 @@ static int tegra_dma_terminate_all(struct
>>>>>> dma_chan *dc)
>>>>>>        return 0;
>>>>>>    }
>>>>>>    +static unsigned int tegra_dma_update_residual(struct
>>>>>> tegra_dma_channel *tdc,
>>>>>> +                          struct tegra_dma_sg_req *sg_req,
>>>>>> +                          struct tegra_dma_desc *dma_desc,
>>>>>> +                          unsigned int residual)
>>>>>> +{
>>>>>> +    unsigned long status, wcount = 0;
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> +    if (!list_is_first(&sg_req->node, &tdc->pending_sg_req))
>>>>>> +        return residual;
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> +    if (tdc->tdma->chip_data->support_separate_wcount_reg)
>>>>>> +        wcount = tdc_read(tdc, TEGRA_APBDMA_CHAN_WORD_TRANSFER);
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> +    status = tdc_read(tdc, TEGRA_APBDMA_CHAN_STATUS);
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> +    if (!tdc->tdma->chip_data->support_separate_wcount_reg)
>>>>>> +        wcount = status;
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> +    if (status & TEGRA_APBDMA_STATUS_ISE_EOC)
>>>>>> +        return residual - sg_req->req_len;
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> +    return residual - get_current_xferred_count(tdc, sg_req, wcount);
>>>>>> +}
>>>>>
>>>>> I am unfortunately nowhere near my notes, so can't completely
>>>>> review this. I think the complexity of my patch series is due
>>>>> to an issue with the count being updated before the EOC IRQ
>>>>> is actually flagged (and most definetly before it gets to the
>>>>> CPU IRQ handler).
>>>>>
>>>>> The test system I was using, which i've not really got any
>>>>> access to at the moment would show these internal inconsistent
>>>>> states every few hours, however it was moving 48kHz 8ch 16bit
>>>>> TDM data.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks for looking into this, I am not sure if I am going to
>>>>> get any time to look into this within the next couple of
>>>>> months.
>>>>
>>>> I'll try to add some debug checks to try to catch the case where
>>>> count is updated before EOC
>>>> is set. Thank you very much for the clarification of the problem. So
>>>> far I haven't spotted
>>>> anything going wrong.
>>>>
>>>> Jon / Laxman, are you aware about the possibility to get such
>>>> inconsistency of words count
>>>> vs EOC? Assuming the cyclic transfer mode.
>>>
>>> I can't say that I am. However, for the case of cyclic transfer, given
>>> that the next transfer is always programmed into the registers before
>>> the last one completes, I could see that by the time the interrupt is
>>> serviced that the DMA has moved on to the next transfer (which I assume
>>> would reset the count).
>>>
>>> Interestingly, our downstream kernel implemented a change to avoid the
>>> count appearing to move backwards. I am curious if this also works,
>>> which would be a lot simpler that what Ben has implemented and may
>>> mitigate that race condition that Ben is describing.
>>
>> That might be the same thing we saw. IIRC it looks like the DMA has
>> moved on, but the count gets re-set before the EOC? I can't see that
>> git site so can't comment.
>
> That's odd, that should be a public site AFAIK. Does the following not
> work ...
>
> https://nv-tegra.nvidia.com/gitweb/
>
> Jon
>

Getting ssl errors which i think is causing a firewall issue here.

I can try again when back at the hotel instead of client site.



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