[PATCH 3/3] ARM: imx6: Fix procedure to switch the parent of LDB_DI_CLK

Shawn Guo shawn.guo at linaro.org
Mon Jan 19 22:13:17 PST 2015

On Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 10:28:46AM +0100, Dirk Behme wrote:
> On 15.01.2015 17:54, Fabio Estevam wrote:
> >Hi Shawn,
> >
> >On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 11:00 AM, Shawn Guo <shawn.guo at linaro.org> wrote:
> >
> >>Before I start reviewing the patch, I would like to know if there is a
> >>formal errata for this issue, including the bug description, recommended
> >>workaround, and affected i.MX6 variants etc.
> >
> >The latest mx6 reference manual available on the web shows the LDB
> >clock gate in the correct position now.
> >
> >It also adds the following note:
> >
> >"NOTE: This clock path is not controlled by a clock gate (CG). For
> >proper clock switching procedures refer to the Clock Switching
> >Multiplexers section."
> >
> >There is no formal errata available.
> >
> >Please consider reviewing this series, as it addresses a real problem
> >that affect many users.
> Just to get a better understanding for the background of this
> series: Are the patches in this series somehow related to Shawn's
> ENGR00318063-x patches in the FSL 3.10.53_1.1.0_ga kernel:
> http://git.freescale.com/git/cgit.cgi/imx/linux-2.6-imx.git/log/?h=imx_3.10.53_1.1.0_ga&qt=grep&q=ENGR00318063
> ?


Look, without the errata for this problem, your customer do not even
know what this patch is for.


Yes, it tries to fix the buggy ldb_di_ipu clock output which doesn't
have a gate between ldb_di_clk_sel and div_3.5_7.  That's also part of
the issues that ENGR00318063-x patches try to address.


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