[PATCH] ARM: dts: remove display power domain for exynos5420

Rahul Sharma rahul.sharma at samsung.com
Mon Jul 14 02:09:18 PDT 2014

Hi Kukjin,

Please consider this patch for your branch. This patch is important
for Display for Exynos5 boards.

Rahul Sharma.

On 9 July 2014 17:00, Rahul Sharma <rahul.sharma at samsung.com> wrote:
> Hi Tomasz,
> On 8 July 2014 21:04, Tomasz Figa <t.figa at samsung.com> wrote:
>> Hi Rahul,
>> On 07.07.2014 15:37, Rahul Sharma wrote:
>>> Hi Andrej, Inki,
>>> On 18 June 2014 12:06, Rahul Sharma <rahul.sharma at samsung.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi Andrej,
>>>> On 18 June 2014 11:46, Andrzej Hajda <a.hajda at samsung.com> wrote:
>>>>> On 06/17/2014 07:49 AM, Rahul Sharma wrote:
>>>>>> Hi All,
>>>>>> Please review this patch.
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>> Rahul Sharma
>>>>>> On 9 June 2014 16:58, Rahul Sharma <rahul.sharma at samsung.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> Display domain is removed due to instability issues. Explaining
>>>>>>> the problem below:
>>>>>>> exynos_init_late triggers the pm_genpd_poweroff_unused which
>>>>>>> powers off the unused power domains. This call hits before
>>>>>>> the trigger to deferred probes.
>>>>>>> DRM DP Panel defers the probe due to supply get failure. By the
>>>>>>> time, deferred probe is scheduled again, Display Power Domain is
>>>>>>> powered off by pm_genpd_poweroff_unused.
>>>>>>> FIMD and DP drivers are accessing registers during Probe and Bind
>>>>>>> callbacks. If display domain is enabled/disabled around register
>>>>>>> accesses, display domain gets unstable and we are getting Power
>>>>>>> Domain Disable fail notification. Increasing the Timeout also
>>>>>>> didn't help.
>>>>> As I understand the problem is that fimd and dp drivers access hw
>>>>> registers without enabling power domain. So the proper solution is to
>>>>> fix these drivers.
>>>> That is also a problem but I fixed those accesses in my local kernel before
>>>> hitting this issue. If we do register accesses in FIMD/DP probe/bind we
>>>> observes "Prefetch abort" exception. But here the problem is that 'DP
>>>> domain disable' starts failing if we enable/disable multiple times.
>>>>> Btw. there are already patches removing hw access from probe/bind of
>>>>> fimd. I guess removing also hw access from dp probe/bind could be a good
>>>>> solution.
>>>> Please let me know the links for posted patches. I will test with those patches.
>>> Is there any update on this? Please share the patches which fixes the
>>> above issue or avoid the above scenario of multiple PM Domain enable/disable.
>>> I will test them for exynos5 based boards. Otherwise we should get this change
>>> merged else display will remain broken for exynos5 based boards.
>> Andrzej is on holidays right now, so he won't be able to reply in this
>> thread until he's back. Here are two patches I was able to find on the
>> related MLs that might be fixing the cause of your issues:
> Ok. thanks for the update.
> We should test with Ajay's patches which includes DP probe deferring
> based on availability of bridge chip. +
> few patches which cleanup register access in FIMD and DP probe/bind
> OR
> few patches to enable Display power domain and clocks just before the
> register access. As done in https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/7/4/188.
> Later solution results into display power domain enable failure in case of DRM
> probe defer.
> I am just curious if Andrej has some solution for the first approach which can
> be tested for defer probe and S2R scenarios.
> Regards,
> Rahul Sharma.
>> [PATCH] drm/exynos: remove hardware overlays disable from fimd probe
>> (https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-samsung-soc@vger.kernel.org/msg31629.html)
>> [PATCH] drm/exynos: fimd: Keep power enabled during fimd_bind
>> (https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/7/4/188)
>> Best regards,
>> Tomasz
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