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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 2/2] tty: add rpmsg driver
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Hi,

On 3/24/20 10:04 AM, Arnaud Pouliquen wrote:
> This driver exposes a standard TTY interface on top of the rpmsg
> framework through a rpmsg service.
>
> This driver supports multi-instances, offering a /dev/ttyRPMSGx entry
> per rpmsg endpoint.
>
> Signed-off-by: Arnaud Pouliquen <arnaud.pouliquen@st.com>
> ---
> Documentation/serial/tty_rpmsg.rst | 45 ++++
> drivers/tty/Kconfig | 9 +
> drivers/tty/Makefile | 1 +
> drivers/tty/rpmsg_tty.c | 417 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 4 files changed, 472 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/serial/tty_rpmsg.rst
> create mode 100644 drivers/tty/rpmsg_tty.c
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/serial/tty_rpmsg.rst b/Documentation/serial/tty_rpmsg.rst
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..fc1d3fba73c5
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/serial/tty_rpmsg.rst
> @@ -0,0 +1,45 @@
> +.. SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> +
> +=============
> +The rpmsg TTY
> +=============
> +
> +The rpmsg tty driver implements serial communication on the RPMsg bus to makes possible for user-space programs to send and receive rpmsg messages as a standard tty protocol.

to make it possible

> +
> +The remote processor can instantiate a new tty by requesting:
> +- a "rpmsg-tty-raw" RPMsg service, for TTY raw data support without flow control
> +- a "rpmsg-tty-ctrl" RPMSg service, for TTY support with flow control.
> +
> +Information related to the RPMsg and associated tty device is available in
> +/sys/bus/rpmsg/devices/.
> +
> +RPMsg TTY without control
> +---------------------

extend underline under "control"

> +
> +The default end point associated with the "rpmsg-tty-raw" service is directly
> +used for data exchange. No flow control is available.
> +
> +To be compliant with this driver, the remote firmware must create its data end point associated with the "rpmsg-tty-raw" service.
> +
> +RPMsg TTY with control
> +---------------------

extend underline length.

> +
> +The default end point associated with the "rpmsg-tty-ctrl" service is reserved for
> +the control. A second endpoint must be created for data exchange.
> +
> +The control channel is used to transmit to the remote processor the CTS status,
> +as well as the end point address for data transfer.
> +
> +To be compatible with this driver, the remote firmware must create or use its end point associated with "rpmsg-tty-ctrl" service, plus a second endpoint for the data flow.
> +On Linux rpmsg_tty probes, the data endpoint address and the CTS (set to disable)
> +is sent to the remote processor.
> +The remote processor has to respect following rules:

respect the following rules:

> +- It only transmits data when Linux remote cts is enable, otherwise message

CTS is enabled,

> + could be lost.
> +- It can pause/resume reception by sending a control message (rely on CTS state).
> +
> +Control message structure:
> +struct rpmsg_tty_ctrl {
> + u8 cts; /* remote reception status */
> + u16 d_ept_addr; /* data endpoint address */
> +};

Is that struct packed or padded?



--
~Randy

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