[PATCH] mtd: pxa3xx_nand: make the driver work on big-endian systems

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Thu May 22 05:56:52 PDT 2014

The pxa3xx_nand driver currently uses __raw_writel() and __raw_readl()
to access I/O registers. However, those functions do not do any
endianness swapping, which means that they won't work when the CPU
runs in big-endian but the I/O registers are little endian, which is
the common situation for ARM systems running big endian.

Since __raw_writel() and __raw_readl() do not include any memory
barriers and the pxa3xx_nand driver can only be compiled for ARM
platforms, the closest I/o accessors functions that do endianess
swapping are writel_relaxed() and readl_relaxed().

This patch has been verified to work on Armada XP GP: without the
patch, the NAND is not detected when the kernel runs big endian while
it is properly detected when the kernel runs little endian. With the
patch applied, the NAND is properly detected in both situations
(little and big endian).

Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
Cc: <stable at vger.kernel.org> # v3.13+
This patch does not fix a regression introduced by a previous commit,
but is still necessary for stable to allow NAND to work properly on
ARM big endian platforms. The 3.13 starting point was chosen because
the support for big endian on modern ARM systems was added in this
kernel release.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
 drivers/mtd/nand/pxa3xx_nand.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/mtd/nand/pxa3xx_nand.c b/drivers/mtd/nand/pxa3xx_nand.c
index 7588fe2..3003611 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/nand/pxa3xx_nand.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/nand/pxa3xx_nand.c
@@ -127,10 +127,10 @@
 /* macros for registers read/write */
 #define nand_writel(info, off, val)	\
-	__raw_writel((val), (info)->mmio_base + (off))
+	writel_relaxed((val), (info)->mmio_base + (off))
 #define nand_readl(info, off)		\
-	__raw_readl((info)->mmio_base + (off))
+	readl_relaxed((info)->mmio_base + (off))
 /* error code and state */
 enum {

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