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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/6] serial: imx: remove CTSC and CTS handling from imx_disable_dma
On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 08:20:17PM +0200, Uwe Kleine-König wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:18:12PM +0100, Martyn Welch wrote:
> > From: Nandor Han <nandor.han@ge.com>
> >
> > The CTSC and CTS bits affect operation of the CTS/RTS hardware flow
> > control signal (depending on whether the device is in DCE or DTE mode) and
> > are not related to DMA. When in RS-232 mode, the driver is using the
> > automatic CTSC control based on a rxFIFO fill level unless the state of
> > the CTS signal is explictly set via an ioctl call.
> >
> > Previous improvements to the imx serial driver have resulted on
> > imx_disable_dma() only being called on shutdown, by which point the
> > serial core has already correctly deasserted CTS.
> >
> > Testing shows that without this handling in imx_disable_dma() the CTS
> > signal state is set correctly when the device is open and TIOCM_RTS is
> > set/cleared via the TIOCMGET ioctl. The CTS signal is also correctly
> > deasserted when the device file is closed.
>
> With that block kept CTS set once more to inactive. So the block doesn't
> hurt and is "only" superflous, right?
>

That's my understanding, yes.

> > When in RS-485 mode, the driver uses the CTS signal very differently and
> > appears to control it via calls to imx_port_rts_active() and
> > imx_port_rts_inactive().
> >
> > This configuration of the CTSC and CTS bits are therefore not needed.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Nandor Han <nandor.han@ge.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Romain Perier <romain.perier@collabora.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Martyn Welch <martyn.welch@collabora.co.uk>
> > ---
> > drivers/tty/serial/imx.c | 5 -----
> > 1 file changed, 5 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/imx.c b/drivers/tty/serial/imx.c
> > index fe368a4..d90dae3 100644
> > --- a/drivers/tty/serial/imx.c
> > +++ b/drivers/tty/serial/imx.c
> > @@ -1225,11 +1225,6 @@ static void imx_disable_dma(struct imx_port *sport)
> > temp &= ~(UCR1_RDMAEN | UCR1_TDMAEN | UCR1_ATDMAEN);
> > writel(temp, sport->port.membase + UCR1);
> >
> > - /* clear UCR2 */
> > - temp = readl(sport->port.membase + UCR2);
> > - temp &= ~(UCR2_CTSC | UCR2_CTS | UCR2_ATEN);
> > - writel(temp, sport->port.membase + UCR2);
>
> The commit log doesn't mention ATEN, I guess that one just doesn't
> matter any more at this stage? Would be nice to point out though.
>

Hmm, going to need to look at this again...

Patch 5 adds clearing ATEN into imx_stop_rx(), which is sensible given
that it's the aging timer on the rxFIFO, but I don't think we should be
removing that from here before it's in imx_stop_rx().

> Best regards
> Uwe
>
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> Industrial Linux Solutions | http://www.pengutronix.de/ |

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