[PATCH] mailbox/bcm2835: Fix mailbox full detection.

Eric Anholt eric at anholt.net
Wed May 13 13:10:32 PDT 2015

With the VC reader blocked and the ARM writing, MAIL0_STA reads empty
permanently while MAIL1_STA goes from empty (0x40000000) to non-empty
(0x00000001-0x00000007) to full (0x80000008).

This bug ended up having no effect on us, because all of our
transactions in the client driver were synchronous and under a mutex.

Suggested-by: Phil Elwell <phil at raspberrypi.org>
Signed-off-by: Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net>

This is a port of a patch by Noralf from the downstream Raspberry Pi
tree.  Noralf said he didn't want attribution on this patch, even if
it looks a lot like his.

 drivers/mailbox/bcm2835-mailbox.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/mailbox/bcm2835-mailbox.c b/drivers/mailbox/bcm2835-mailbox.c
index 4b13268..0b47dd4 100644
--- a/drivers/mailbox/bcm2835-mailbox.c
+++ b/drivers/mailbox/bcm2835-mailbox.c
@@ -49,6 +49,7 @@
 #define MAIL0_STA	(ARM_0_MAIL0 + 0x18)
 #define MAIL0_CNF	(ARM_0_MAIL0 + 0x1C)
 #define MAIL1_WRT	(ARM_0_MAIL1 + 0x00)
+#define MAIL1_STA	(ARM_0_MAIL1 + 0x18)
 /* Status register: FIFO state. */
 #define ARM_MS_FULL		BIT(31)
@@ -117,7 +118,7 @@ static bool bcm2835_last_tx_done(struct mbox_chan *link)
 	bool ret;
-	ret = !(readl(mbox->regs + MAIL0_STA) & ARM_MS_FULL);
+	ret = !(readl(mbox->regs + MAIL1_STA) & ARM_MS_FULL);
 	return ret;

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