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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 38/39] media: imx: csi: fix crop rectangle reset in sink set_fmt

On 03/20/2017 07:00 AM, Philipp Zabel wrote:
> On Mon, 2017-03-20 at 12:08 +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 12:55:26PM +0100, Philipp Zabel wrote:
>>> The above paragraph suggests we skip any rectangles that are not
>>> supported. In our case that would be 3. and 4., since the CSI can't
>>> compose into a larger frame. I hadn't realised that the crop selection
>>> currently happens on the source pad.
>> I'd recommend viewing the documentation in its post-processed version,
>> because then you get the examples as pictures, and they say that a
>> picture is worth 1000 words. See
>> There is almost an exact example of what we're trying to do - it's
>> figure 4.6. Here, we have a sink pad with a cropping rectangle on
>> the input, which is then scaled to a composition rectangle (there's
>> no bounds rectangle, and it's specified that in such a case the
>> top,left of the composition rectangle will always be 0,0 - see quote
>> below).
>> Where it differs is that the example also supports source cropping
>> for two source pads. We don't support that.
>> The same document says:
>> Scaling support is optional. When supported by a subdev, the crop
>> rectangle on the subdev's sink pad is scaled to the size configured
>> using the
>> using ``V4L2_SEL_TGT_COMPOSE`` selection target on the same pad. If the
>> subdev supports scaling but not composing, the top and left values are
>> not used and must always be set to zero.
> Right, this sentence does imply that when scaling is supported, there
> must be a sink compose rectangle, even when composing is not.

Ok, this all makes consistent sense to me too. So:

- the CSI hardware cropping rectangle should be specified via the
sink pad crop selection.

- the CSI hardware /2 downscaler should be specified via the
sink pad compose selection.

- the final source pad rectangle is the same as the sink pad
compose rectangle.

So that leaves only step 4 (source pad crop selection) as


> I have previously set up scaling like this:
> media-ctl --set-v4l2 "'ipu1_csi0_mux':2[fmt:UYVY2X8/1920x1080@1/60]"
> media-ctl --set-v4l2 "'ipu1_csi0':2[fmt:AYUV32/960x540@1/30]"
> Does this mean, it should work like this instead?
> media-ctl --set-v4l2 "'ipu1_csi0_mux':2[fmt:UYVY2X8/1920x1080@1/60]"
> media-ctl --set-v4l2 "'ipu1_csi0':0[fmt:UYVY2X8/1920x1080@1/60,compose:(0,0)/960x540]"
> media-ctl --set-v4l2 "'ipu1_csi0':2[fmt:AYUV32/960x540@1/30]"
> I suppose setting the source pad format should not be allowed to modify
> the sink compose rectangle.
> regards
> Philipp

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