[PATCHv3 0/5] arm-cci400: PMU monitoring support on ARM64

Sudeep Holla sudeep.holla at arm.com
Tue Mar 10 09:21:09 PDT 2015

On 10/03/15 15:18, Suzuki K. Poulose wrote:
> From: "Suzuki K. Poulose" <suzuki.poulose at arm.com>
> This series enables the PMU monitoring support for CCI400 on ARM64.
> The existing CCI400 driver code is a mix of PMU driver and the MCPM
> driver code. The MCPM driver is only used on ARM(32) and contains
> arm32 assembly and hence can't be built on ARM64. This patch splits
> the code to
>   - ARM_CCI400_PORT_CTRL driver - depends on ARM && V7
>   - ARM_CCI400_PMU driver
> Accessing the Peripheral ID2 register(PID2) on CCI-400, to detect
> the revision of the chipset, is a secure operation. Hence, it prevents
> us from running this on non-secure platforms. The issue is overcome by
> explicitly mentioning the revision number of the CCI PMU in the device tree
> binding. The device-tree binding has been updated with the new bindings.
> i.e,	arm-cci-400-pmu,r0 => revision 0
> 	arm-cci-400-pmu,r1 => revision 1
> 	arm-cci-400-pmu => (old) DEPRECATED
> The old binding has been DEPRECATED and must be used only on ARM32
> system with secure access. We don't have a reliable dynamic way to detect
> if the system is running secure. This series tries to use the best safe
> method by relying on the availability of MCPM(as it was prior to the series).
> It is upto the MCPM platform driver to decide, if the system is secure before
> it goes ahead and registers its drivers and pokes the CCI. This series doesn't
> address/solve the problem of MCPM. I will be happy to use a better approach,
> if there is any.
> Tested on (non-secure)TC2 and A53x2.

For the series,
Tested-by: Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla at arm.com>
(Tested on secure TC2 using MCPM)


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