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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] clk: samsung: Prevent potential endless loop in the PLL set_rate ops
On 14.08.2020 02:46, Chanwoo Choi wrote:
> On 8/13/20 6:55 PM, Sylwester Nawrocki wrote:
>> In the .set_rate callback for some PLLs there is a loop polling state
>> of the PLL lock bit and it may become an endless loop when something
>> goes wrong with the PLL. For some PLLs there is already code for polling
>> with a timeout but it uses the ktime API, which doesn't work in some
>> conditions when the set_rate op is called, in particular during
>> initialization of the clk provider before the clocksource initialization
>> has completed. Hence the ktime API cannot be used to reliably detect
>> the PLL locking timeout.
>> This patch adds a common helper function for busy waiting on the PLL lock
>> bit with timeout detection.

>> Signed-off-by: Sylwester Nawrocki <>
>> ---
>> Changes for v3:
>> - use busy-loop with udelay() instead of ktime API
>> Changes for v2:
>> - use common readl_relaxed_poll_timeout_atomic() macro
>> ---
>> drivers/clk/samsung/clk-pll.c | 94 ++++++++++++++++---------------------------
>> 1 file changed, 34 insertions(+), 60 deletions(-)

> Thanks.
> Acked-by: Chanwoo Choi <>

Patch applied, thank you for your comments.

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