[PATCH AUTOSEL 4.9 111/251] spi: bcm2835aux: fix driver to not allow 65535 (=-1) cs-gpios

Sasha Levin sashal at kernel.org
Thu Jan 16 09:34:20 PST 2020


From: Martin Sperl <kernel at martin.sperl.org>

[ Upstream commit 509c583620e9053e43d611bf1614fc3d3abafa96 ]

The original driver by default defines num_chipselects as -1.
This actually allicates an array of 65535 entries in
of_spi_register_master.

There is a side-effect for buggy device trees that (contrary to
dt-binding documentation) have no cs-gpio defined.

This mode was never supported by the driver due to limitations
of native cs and additional code complexity and is explicitly
not stated to be implemented.

To keep backwards compatibility with such buggy DTs we limit
the number of chip_selects to 1, as for all practical purposes
it is only ever realistic to use a single chip select in
native cs mode without negative side-effects.

Fixes: 1ea29b39f4c812ec ("spi: bcm2835aux: add bcm2835 auxiliary spi device...")
Signed-off-by: Martin Sperl <kernel at martin.sperl.org>
Acked-by: Stefan Wahren <stefan.wahren at i2se.com>
Signed-off-by: Mark Brown <broonie at kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal at kernel.org>
---
 drivers/spi/spi-bcm2835aux.c | 13 ++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/spi/spi-bcm2835aux.c b/drivers/spi/spi-bcm2835aux.c
index 5c89bbb05441..e075712c501e 100644
--- a/drivers/spi/spi-bcm2835aux.c
+++ b/drivers/spi/spi-bcm2835aux.c
@@ -416,7 +416,18 @@ static int bcm2835aux_spi_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	platform_set_drvdata(pdev, master);
 	master->mode_bits = (SPI_CPOL | SPI_CS_HIGH | SPI_NO_CS);
 	master->bits_per_word_mask = SPI_BPW_MASK(8);
-	master->num_chipselect = -1;
+	/* even though the driver never officially supported native CS
+	 * allow a single native CS for legacy DT support purposes when
+	 * no cs-gpio is configured.
+	 * Known limitations for native cs are:
+	 * * multiple chip-selects: cs0-cs2 are all simultaniously asserted
+	 *     whenever there is a transfer -  this even includes SPI_NO_CS
+	 * * SPI_CS_HIGH: is ignores - cs are always asserted low
+	 * * cs_change: cs is deasserted after each spi_transfer
+	 * * cs_delay_usec: cs is always deasserted one SCK cycle after
+	 *     a spi_transfer
+	 */
+	master->num_chipselect = 1;
 	master->transfer_one = bcm2835aux_spi_transfer_one;
 	master->handle_err = bcm2835aux_spi_handle_err;
 	master->prepare_message = bcm2835aux_spi_prepare_message;
-- 
2.20.1




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