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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] regmap: add iopoll-like atomic polling macro
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10.01.2020 07:50, Sameer Pujar пишет:
>
> On 1/9/2020 7:27 PM, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
>> External email: Use caution opening links or attachments
>>
>>
>> 09.01.2020 10:24, Sameer Pujar пишет:
>>> On 1/9/2020 11:30 AM, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
>>>> External email: Use caution opening links or attachments
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 09.01.2020 08:09, Sameer Pujar пишет:
>>>>> This patch adds a macro 'regmap_read_poll_timeout_atomic' that works
>>>>> similar to 'readx_poll_timeout_atomic' defined in linux/iopoll.h; This
>>>>> is atomic version of already available 'regmap_read_poll_timeout'
>>>>> macro.
>>>>>
>>>>> It should be noted that above atomic macro cannot be used by all
>>>>> regmaps.
>>>>> If the regmap is set up for atomic use (flat or no cache and MMIO)
>>>>> then
>>>>> only it can use.
>>>>>
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Sameer Pujar <spujar@nvidia.com>
>>>>> ---
>>>> Could you please explain what is the targeted use-case here?
>>> I was trying to use regmap_read_poll_timeout() to poll for status change
>>> of a register. This resulted in "BUG: scheduling while atomic". The
>>> callback function, in which I was trying to use the macro, runs in
>>> atomic context. Hence new atomic macro is added. I was checking ALSA
>>> playback/capture and trigger() callback had to monitor some register
>>> status.
>>>
>>> In general, the new macro can be used in atomic callbacks where regmap
>>> interface is used and polling is required.
>>>
>> You should send a full patchset because it may turn out that the patch
>> which makes use of the new feature isn't correct or maybe the new
>> feature isn't really needed.
>>
>> If there was a previous discussion about the need for this change, then
>> you should provide a link to that discussion.
>>
>> Please note that usually changes without a real use-case in kernel are
>> not getting picked up or they are getting removed later on if nobody
>> makes use of them, so I assume this is a kind of an RFC patch for now.
>
> OK. I will send this as part of the complete series. Thank you.
>

Thanks! Please feel free to add me to the CC list, I'll take a look at
the patches.

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