[PATCH] drm: sun4i: hdmi: Remove extra HPD polling

Chen-Yu Tsai wens at kernel.org
Mon Jun 29 02:00:32 EDT 2020

From: Chen-Yu Tsai <wens at csie.org>

The HPD sense mechanism in Allwinner's old HDMI encoder hardware is more
or less an input-only GPIO. Other GPIO-based HPD implementations
directly return the current state, instead of polling for a specific
state and returning the other if that times out.

Remove the I/O polling from sun4i_hdmi_connector_detect() and directly
return a known state based on the current reading. This also gets rid
of excessive CPU usage by kworker as reported on Stack Exchange [1] and
Armbian forums [2].

 [1] https://superuser.com/questions/1515001/debian-10-buster-on-cubietruck-with-bug-in-sun4i-drm-hdmi
 [2] https://forum.armbian.com/topic/14282-headless-systems-and-sun4i_drm_hdmi-a10a20/

Fixes: 9c5681011a0c ("drm/sun4i: Add HDMI support")
Signed-off-by: Chen-Yu Tsai <wens at csie.org>
 drivers/gpu/drm/sun4i/sun4i_hdmi_enc.c | 5 ++---
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/sun4i/sun4i_hdmi_enc.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/sun4i/sun4i_hdmi_enc.c
index ce07ddc3e058..557cbe5ab35f 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/sun4i/sun4i_hdmi_enc.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/sun4i/sun4i_hdmi_enc.c
@@ -259,9 +259,8 @@ sun4i_hdmi_connector_detect(struct drm_connector *connector, bool force)
 	struct sun4i_hdmi *hdmi = drm_connector_to_sun4i_hdmi(connector);
 	unsigned long reg;
-	if (readl_poll_timeout(hdmi->base + SUN4I_HDMI_HPD_REG, reg,
-			       reg & SUN4I_HDMI_HPD_HIGH,
-			       0, 500000)) {
+	reg = readl(hdmi->base + SUN4I_HDMI_HPD_REG);
+	if (reg & SUN4I_HDMI_HPD_HIGH) {
 		return connector_status_disconnected;

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