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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v6 6/9] media: tegra: Add Tegra210 Video input driver

On 4/7/20 3:08 PM, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
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> 08.04.2020 00:08, Sowjanya Komatineni пишет:
> ...
>>>> I think you need a semaphore with resource count = 2.
>>> we hold on to issuing capture if more than 2 buffers are queued and it
>>> continues only after fifo has min 1 slot empty
>> Just want to close on this part of feedback. Hope above explanation is
>> clear regarding triggering/issuing at max 2 frame capture to VI HW and
>> also regarding capture threads where they use wait_event_interruptible
>> to prevent blocking waiting for buffers to be available for captures.
>> So no changes related to this part are needed in v7.
> From what I see in the code, you "hold on" by making kthread to spin in
> a busy-loop while caps_inflight >= SYNCPT_FIFO_DEPTH. So some change
> should be needed to prevent this.
> The wait_event_interruptible seems should be okay.

We don't want to prevent that as we already have buffers available for
capture so as soon as VI HW issuing single shot is done and when min 1
slot is empty we should continue with issuing for another capture.

As long as buffers are available, we should continue to capture and
should not hold

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