[PATCH RESEND] drm: dw_hdmi: Don't rely on the status of the bridge for updating HPD

Jose Abreu Jose.Abreu at synopsys.com
Thu Mar 9 06:28:46 PST 2017

Hi Romain,

On 08-03-2017 08:15, Romain Perier wrote:
> Currently, the irq handler that monitores changes for HPD anx RX_SENSE
> relies on the status of the bridge for updating the status of the HPD.
> The update is done only when the bridge is enabled.
> However, on Rockchip platforms we have found use cases where it could be
> a problem. When HDMI is being used, turning off/on the screen or
> unplugging/re-plugging the cable, the following simplified code path
> will happen:
> - dw_hdmi_irq() will be triggered by an HPD event, as the bridge is on
> hdmi->disabled is false, then the handler will update the rxsense flag
> accordingly.
> - dw_hdmi_update_power() will be invoked with the mode
> DRM_FORCE_UNSPECIFIED and rxsense == 1, so dw_hdmi_poweroff() will be
> called and the PHY will be desactivated (its pixel clocks and TMDS)
> [...]
> - dw_hdmi_bridge_disable() will be invoked, the bridge will be marked as
> disabled.
> - dw_hdmi_irq() will be triggered by an HPD event, as the bridge is
> currently disabled the HPD status won't be updated, so hdmi->rxsense
> won't be changed. Even if the data part of the PHY is disabled, this
> information coming from the HDMI Transmitter is correct and should be
> saved.
> [...]
> - dw_hdmi_bridge_enable() will be invoked, the bridge will be marked as
> enabled.
> - dw_hdmi_update_power() will be called. As hdmi->force will be equal to
> DRM_FORCE_UNSPECIFIED the function will rely on hdmi->rxsense. This
> field has not been updated by the irq handler, so it will be false and
> DRM_FORCE_ON won't be put to hdmi->force.
> Consequently, most of the time dw_hdmi_poweron() won't be called in this
> use case, TMDS won't be re-enabled the PHY won't be re-initialized,
> resulting in a "Signal not found".
> This commit fixes the issue by removing the check for "!hdmi->disabled".
> As already explained, even if the PHY is partially disabled, information
> coming from HDMI Transmitter about HPD should be saved for a later use.
> Signed-off-by: Romain Perier <romain.perier at collabora.com>
> ---
> Note: Due to an email configuration issue, some of my patches were not
> received on infradead.org or vger.kernel.org. It is now fixed, so I
> resend this patch for this reason.
>  drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/dw-hdmi.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/dw-hdmi.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/dw-hdmi.c
> index 235ce7d..b621fc7 100644
> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/dw-hdmi.c
> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/dw-hdmi.c
> @@ -1790,7 +1790,7 @@ static irqreturn_t dw_hdmi_irq(int irq, void *dev_id)
>  	if (intr_stat &
>  		mutex_lock(&hdmi->mutex);
> -		if (!hdmi->disabled && !hdmi->force) {
> +		if (!hdmi->force) {
>  			/*
>  			 * If the RX sense status indicates we're disconnected,
>  			 * clear the software rxsense status.

Makes sense but I think you need to make sure that phy will not
be enabled when bridge is disabled i.e. you should update rxsense

Best regards,
Jose Miguel Abreu

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