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SubjectRe: [PATCH mips-fixes] MIPS: BCM47XX: Setup struct device for the SoC
On 2019-01-02 16:50, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
> On 1/2/19 1:51 PM, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
>> From: Rafał Miłecki <rafal@milecki.pl>
>>
>> So far we never had any device registered for the SoC. This resulted
>> in
>> some small issues that we kept ignoring like:
>> 1) Not working GPIOLIB_IRQCHIP (gpiochip_irqchip_add_key() failing)
>> 2) Lack of proper tree in the /sys/devices/
>> 3) mips_dma_alloc_coherent() silently handling empty coherent_dma_mask
>>
>> Kernel 4.19 came with a lot of DMA changes and caused a regression on
>> bcm47xx. Starting with the commit f8c55dc6e828 ("MIPS: use generic dma
>> noncoherent ops for simple noncoherent platforms") DMA coherent
>> allocations just fail. Example:
>> [ 1.114914] bgmac_bcma bcma0:2: Allocation of TX ring 0x200 failed
>> [ 1.121215] bgmac_bcma bcma0:2: Unable to alloc memory for DMA
>> [ 1.127626] bgmac_bcma: probe of bcma0:2 failed with error -12
>> [ 1.133838] bgmac_bcma: Broadcom 47xx GBit MAC driver loaded
>>
>> The bgmac driver also triggers a WARNING:
>> [ 0.959486] ------------[ cut here ]------------
>> [ 0.964387] WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 1 at
>> ./include/linux/dma-mapping.h:516 bgmac_enet_probe+0x1b4/0x5c4
>> [ 0.973751] Modules linked in:
>> [ 0.976913] CPU: 0 PID: 1 Comm: swapper Not tainted 4.19.9 #0
>> [ 0.982750] Stack : 804a0000 804597c4 00000000 00000000 80458fd8
>> 8381bc2c 838282d4 80481a47
>> [ 0.991367] 8042e3ec 00000001 804d38f0 00000204 83980000
>> 00000065 8381bbe0 6f55b24f
>> [ 0.999975] 00000000 00000000 80520000 00002018 00000000
>> 00000075 00000007 00000000
>> [ 1.008583] 00000000 80480000 000ee811 00000000 00000000
>> 00000000 80432c00 80248db8
>> [ 1.017196] 00000009 00000204 83980000 803ad7b0 00000000
>> 801feeec 00000000 804d0000
>> [ 1.025804] ...
>> [ 1.028325] Call Trace:
>> [ 1.030875] [<8000aef8>] show_stack+0x58/0x100
>> [ 1.035513] [<8001f8b4>] __warn+0xe4/0x118
>> [ 1.039708] [<8001f9a4>] warn_slowpath_null+0x48/0x64
>> [ 1.044935] [<80248db8>] bgmac_enet_probe+0x1b4/0x5c4
>> [ 1.050101] [<802498e0>] bgmac_probe+0x558/0x590
>> [ 1.054906] [<80252fd0>] bcma_device_probe+0x38/0x70
>> [ 1.060017] [<8020e1e8>] really_probe+0x170/0x2e8
>> [ 1.064891] [<8020e714>] __driver_attach+0xa4/0xec
>> [ 1.069784] [<8020c1e0>] bus_for_each_dev+0x58/0xb0
>> [ 1.074833] [<8020d590>] bus_add_driver+0xf8/0x218
>> [ 1.079731] [<8020ef24>] driver_register+0xcc/0x11c
>> [ 1.084804] [<804b54cc>] bgmac_init+0x1c/0x44
>> [ 1.089258] [<8000121c>] do_one_initcall+0x7c/0x1a0
>> [ 1.094343] [<804a1d34>] kernel_init_freeable+0x150/0x218
>> [ 1.099886] [<803a082c>] kernel_init+0x10/0x104
>> [ 1.104583] [<80005878>] ret_from_kernel_thread+0x14/0x1c
>> [ 1.110107] ---[ end trace f441c0d873d1fb5b ]---
>>
>> This patch setups a "struct device" (and passes it to the bcma) which
>> allows fixing all the mentioned problems. It'll also require a tiny
>> bcma
>> patch which will follow through the wireless tree & its maintainer.
>>
>> Fixes: f8c55dc6e828 ("MIPS: use generic dma noncoherent ops for simple
>> noncoherent platforms")
>> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
>> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org # v4.19+
>> Signed-off-by: Rafał Miłecki <rafal@milecki.pl>
>
> Acked-by: Hauke Mehrtens <hauke@hauke-m.de>
>
> I assume that the old ssb based devices also have such problems did
> you had a look into those?

I've ordered some device with ssb based SoC & I'm planning to test it
next week hopefully.

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