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

Maxime Ripard maxime at cerno.tech
Tue Jun 30 04:02:37 EDT 2020


On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 02:00:32PM +0800, Chen-Yu Tsai wrote:
> 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>

Applied, thanks for figuring that out

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