[PATCH v3 1/3] dt-bindings: net: wireless: ath10k: add qcom,no-msa-ready-indicator prop

Bjorn Andersson quic_bjorande at quicinc.com
Mon Apr 29 19:22:50 PDT 2024

On Mon, Apr 29, 2024 at 04:04:51PM +0200, Marc Gonzalez wrote:
> The ath10k driver waits for an "MSA_READY" indicator
> to complete initialization. If the indicator is not
> received, then the device remains unusable.
> cf. ath10k_qmi_driver_event_work()
> Several msm8998-based devices are affected by this issue.
> Oddly, it seems safe to NOT wait for the indicator, and
> proceed immediately when QMI_EVENT_SERVER_ARRIVE.
> Jeff Johnson wrote:
>   The feedback I received was "it might be ok to change all ath10k qmi
>   to skip waiting for msa_ready", and it was pointed out that ath11k
>   (and ath12k) do not wait for it.
>   However with so many deployed devices, "might be ok" isn't a strong
>   argument for changing the default behavior.
> Kalle Valo first suggested setting a bit in firmware-5.bin to trigger
> work-around in the driver. However, firmware-5.bin is parsed too late.
> So we are stuck with a DT property.
> Signed-off-by: Pierre-Hugues Husson <phhusson at freebox.fr>
> Signed-off-by: Marc Gonzalez <mgonzalez at freebox.fr>

This says "Pierre-Hugues certifies the origin of the patch" then "Marc
certifies the origin of the patch". This would have to imply that
Pierre-Hugues authored the patch, but you're listed as the author...

Perhaps a suitable answer to this question would be to add
"Co-developed-by: Pierre-Hugues ..." above his s-o-b, which implies that
the two of you jointly came up with this and both certify the origin.

Other than that, I think this looks good, so please upon addressing this
problem feel free to add my:

Reviewed-by: Bjorn Andersson <quic_bjorande at quicinc.com>


> ---
>  Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/wireless/qcom,ath10k.yaml | 5 +++++
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/wireless/qcom,ath10k.yaml b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/wireless/qcom,ath10k.yaml
> index 9b3ef4bc37325..9070a41f7fc07 100644
> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/wireless/qcom,ath10k.yaml
> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/wireless/qcom,ath10k.yaml
> @@ -122,6 +122,11 @@ properties:
>        Whether to skip executing an SCM call that reassigns the memory
>        region ownership.
> +  qcom,no-msa-ready-indicator:
> +    type: boolean
> +    description:
> +      Don't wait for MSA_READY indicator to complete init.
> +
>    qcom,smem-states:
>      $ref: /schemas/types.yaml#/definitions/phandle-array
>      description: State bits used by the AP to signal the WLAN Q6.
> -- 
> 2.34.1

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