[PATCH i2c-next v6] i2c: aspeed: Handle master/slave combined irq events properly

Guenter Roeck linux at roeck-us.net
Tue Sep 11 16:33:02 PDT 2018


On Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 08:23:29AM +0930, Joel Stanley wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Sep 2018 at 07:48, Jae Hyun Yoo <jae.hyun.yoo at linux.intel.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 9/11/2018 1:41 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> > > On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 01:30:41PM -0700, Jae Hyun Yoo wrote:
> 
> > >> I checked this patch again but it doesn't have any change that could
> > >> affect to the probing flow. I'll debug the issue on qemu 3.0 environment
> > >> and will share if I find something.
> > >>
> > > The problem may be that qemu and the new code disagree how interrupts
> > > should be generated and handled, and the new code does not handle the
> > > interrupts it receives from the simulated hardware. This will result
> > > in i2c device probe failure, which in turn can cause all kinds of
> > > problems.
> > >
> >
> > Yes, that makes sense. Looks like it should be reverted until the issue
> > is fixed. Will submit a patch to revert it.
> 
> Let's not rush. The qemu model was written in order to allow us to
> test the kernel code, and was validated by the kernel driver we have.
> We've had situations in the past (with the i2c driver in fact) where a
> change in the driver required an update of the model to be more
> accurate.
> 
> I suggest we wait until Cedric has a chance to look at the issue
> before reverting the patch.
> 

Looking into the patch, clearing the interrupt status at the end of an
interrupt handler is always suspicious and tends to result in race
conditions (because additional interrupts may have arrived while handling
the existing interrupts, or because interrupt handling itself may trigger
another interrupt). With that in mind, the following patch fixes the
problem for me.

Guenter

---

diff --git a/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-aspeed.c b/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-aspeed.c
index c258c4d9a4c0..c488e6950b7c 100644
--- a/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-aspeed.c
+++ b/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-aspeed.c
@@ -552,6 +552,8 @@ static irqreturn_t aspeed_i2c_bus_irq(int irq, void *dev_id)
 
 	spin_lock(&bus->lock);
 	irq_received = readl(bus->base + ASPEED_I2C_INTR_STS_REG);
+	/* Ack all interrupt bits. */
+	writel(irq_received, bus->base + ASPEED_I2C_INTR_STS_REG);
 	irq_remaining = irq_received;
 
 #if IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_I2C_SLAVE)
@@ -584,8 +586,6 @@ static irqreturn_t aspeed_i2c_bus_irq(int irq, void *dev_id)
 			"irq handled != irq. expected 0x%08x, but was 0x%08x\n",
 			irq_received, irq_handled);
 
-	/* Ack all interrupt bits. */
-	writel(irq_received, bus->base + ASPEED_I2C_INTR_STS_REG);
 	spin_unlock(&bus->lock);
 	return irq_remaining ? IRQ_NONE : IRQ_HANDLED;
 }




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