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

On 4/7/20 4:36 PM, Sowjanya Komatineni wrote:
> On 4/7/20 4:12 PM, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
>> External email: Use caution opening links or attachments
>> 08.04.2020 01:22, Sowjanya Komatineni пишет:
>>> On 4/7/20 3:08 PM, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
>>>> External email: Use caution opening links or attachments
>>>> 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
>> I suppose that taking a shot takes at least few milliseconds, which
>> should be unacceptable to waste.
> As long as buffers are in queue we have to keep processing each buffer
> and between buffers obviously we have to wait for previous frames to
> finish and this why we have separate thread for frame finish where we
> can have next buffer capture ready and issue while previous frame
> memory write happens

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