[PATCH v4 2/3] dmaeninge: xilinx_dma: Fix bug in multiple frame stores scenario in vdma

Rob Herring robh at kernel.org
Thu Jan 5 08:39:01 PST 2017

On Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM, Appana Durga Kedareswara Rao
<appana.durga.rao at xilinx.com> wrote:
> Hi Rob,
>         Thanks for the review....
>> On Wed, Jan 04, 2017 at 07:05:53PM +0530, Kedareswara rao Appana wrote:
>> > When VDMA is configured for more than one frame in the h/w for example
>> > h/w is configured for n number of frames and user Submits n number of
>> > frames and triggered the DMA using issue_pending API.
>> > In the current driver flow we are submitting one frame at a time but
>> > we should submit all the n number of frames at one time as the h/w Is
>> > configured for n number of frames.
>> Please fix run-on sentences, capitalization, and word wrapping.
> Sure will fix in the next version....
> [Snip]
> -- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/xilinx/xilinx_dma.txt
>> > +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/xilinx/xilinx_dma.txt
>> > @@ -66,6 +66,8 @@ Optional child node properties:
>> >  Optional child node properties for VDMA:
>> >  - xlnx,genlock-mode: Tells Genlock synchronization is
>> >     enabled/disabled in hardware.
>> > +- xlnx,fstore-config: Tells Whether Frame Store Configuration is
>> > +   enabled/disabled in hardware.
>> What's the default (when not present)? That should be the most common case.
>> Looks like the code treats this as bool, but that's not clear here. The name is not
>> clear what it is doing. Enabling or disabling the feature?
> Default value is zero...
> When this property is present it tells hardware is configured for frame store configuration.

So most people will not want "frame store configuration"?

> Will fix the explanation part in the next version like below.
>  xlnx,fstore-config: Tells hardware is configured for frame store configuration.
> Is the above explanation clear???

No, I mean make it obvious from the name of the property:
xlnx,fstore-config-enable or xlnx,fstore-enable

And the description needs to say it is boolean.


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