[PATCH v9 4/5] xhci: mediatek: support MTK xHCI host controller

Mathias Nyman mathias.nyman at intel.com
Mon Oct 19 04:25:49 PDT 2015

>> So basically we are trying to use as many microframes as possible with as few packets
>> per microframe as possible.
>> Did I understand this correctly?
> Yes, you are right.
>> How will devices react if they expect to get 16 packets every 16th microframe,
>> but they get one packet every microframe instead?
> I think that the synchronous endpoint must specify its period by
> bInterval, but can't specify how data should be transfered during the
> period by the host, and it just only receives data passively. So the
> device can receive data correctly in the case(bInterval is 5).
> quote from usb3_r1.0 section4.4.8 Isochronous Transfers:
> "The host can request data from the device or send data to the device at
> any time during the service interval for a particular endpoint on that
> device"

As I understand the 4.4.8 section it just means the device can't assume a fixed
time interval between transfers, meaning that the host can use the last microframe
in one esit and the first microframe in the next esit, but still only use 1 microframe
per esit.

Section describes how a 11 packet isoc transfer is allowed to be split
to 1 burst of 11 packets, 2 burst (8 + 3),  3 burst (4+4+3) 6 bursts (2+2+2+2+2+1) or
11 bursts of 1. These are however all within the same microframe. Splitting the
transfer into several microframes in a esit kind of makes the whole interval concept pointless.



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