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SubjectRE: [PATCH v5 2/2] mailbox: introduce ARM SMC based mailbox
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> Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 2/2] mailbox: introduce ARM SMC based mailbox
>
> On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 03:03:02AM +0000, Peng Fan wrote:
> > From: Peng Fan <peng.fan@nxp.com>
> >
> > This mailbox driver implements a mailbox which signals transmitted
> > data via an ARM smc (secure monitor call) instruction. The mailbox
> > receiver is implemented in firmware and can synchronously return data
> > when it returns execution to the non-secure world again.
> > An asynchronous receive path is not implemented.
> > This allows the usage of a mailbox to trigger firmware actions on SoCs
> > which either don't have a separate management processor or on which
> > such a core is not available. A user of this mailbox could be the SCP
> > interface.
> >
> > Modified from Andre Przywara's v2 patch
> > https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Flore
> > .kernel.org%2Fpatchwork%2Fpatch%2F812999%2F&amp;data=02%7C01%7
> Cpeng.fa
> >
> n%40nxp.com%7Ca1e96c6b782d43b2cfb208d72bc05898%7C686ea1d3bc2b
> 4c6fa92cd
> >
> 99c5c301635%7C0%7C0%7C637025977487779923&amp;sdata=rzC%2B4Y1c
> q9Y3tSDFR
> > %2Fsvf5ktk7INP2rwXN%2BXdWCVjNs%3D&amp;reserved=0
> >
> > Cc: Andre Przywara <andre.przywara@arm.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Peng Fan <peng.fan@nxp.com>
> > ---
> > drivers/mailbox/Kconfig | 7 ++
> > drivers/mailbox/Makefile | 2 +
> > drivers/mailbox/arm-smc-mailbox.c | 215
> > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > 3 files changed, 224 insertions(+)
> > create mode 100644 drivers/mailbox/arm-smc-mailbox.c
> >
>
> [...]
>
> > +static int arm_smc_mbox_probe(struct platform_device *pdev) {
> > + struct device *dev = &pdev->dev;
> > + struct mbox_controller *mbox;
> > + struct arm_smc_chan_data *chan_data;
> > + const char *method;
> > + bool mem_trans = false;
> > + int ret, i;
> > + u32 val;
> > +
> > + if (!of_property_read_u32(dev->of_node, "arm,num-chans", &val)) {
> > + if (!val) {
> > + dev_err(dev, "invalid arm,num-chans value %u\n", val);
> > + return -EINVAL;
> > + }
> > + } else {
> > + return -EINVAL;
> > + }
> > +
> > + if (!of_property_read_string(dev->of_node, "transports", &method)) {
> > + if (!strcmp("mem", method)) {
> > + mem_trans = true;
> > + } else if (!strcmp("reg", method)) {
> > + mem_trans = false;
> > + } else {
> > + dev_warn(dev, "invalid \"transports\" property: %s\n",
> > + method);
> > +
> > + return -EINVAL;
> > + }
> > + } else {
> > + return -EINVAL;
> > + }
> > +
> > + if (!of_property_read_string(dev->of_node, "method", &method)) {
> > + if (!strcmp("hvc", method)) {
> > + invoke_smc_mbox_fn = __invoke_fn_hvc;
> > + } else if (!strcmp("smc", method)) {
> > + invoke_smc_mbox_fn = __invoke_fn_smc;
> > + } else {
> > + dev_warn(dev, "invalid \"method\" property: %s\n",
> > + method);
> > +
> > + return -EINVAL;
> > + }
> > + } else {
> > + return -EINVAL;
> > + }
> > +
> > + mbox = devm_kzalloc(dev, sizeof(*mbox), GFP_KERNEL);
> > + if (!mbox)
> > + return -ENOMEM;
> > +
> > + mbox->num_chans = val;
> > + mbox->chans = devm_kcalloc(dev, mbox->num_chans,
> sizeof(*mbox->chans),
> > + GFP_KERNEL);
> > + if (!mbox->chans)
> > + return -ENOMEM;
> > +
> > + chan_data = devm_kcalloc(dev, mbox->num_chans, sizeof(*chan_data),
> > + GFP_KERNEL);
> > + if (!chan_data)
> > + return -ENOMEM;
> > +
> > + for (i = 0; i < mbox->num_chans; i++) {
> > + u32 function_id;
> > +
> > + ret = of_property_read_u32_index(dev->of_node,
> > + "arm,func-ids", i,
> > + &function_id);
>
> I missed it in binding but I thought we agreed to make this "arm,func-ids"
> a required property and not optional ?

Not sure Jassi is fine with it being a required property, but I could convert
it to a required property in V6.

Thanks,
Peng.

>
> --
> Regards,
> Sudeep

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