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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] regmap: add iopoll-like atomic polling macro
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On 1/9/2020 11:30 AM, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
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> 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.

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