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authorMarek Vasut <marex@denx.de>2012-09-04 04:40:15 +0200
committerMark Brown <broonie@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com>2012-09-06 07:42:04 +0800
commit010b481834b2b60f7d8543263a63e69396019f7b (patch)
tree2fe727feba034543951c3488ea7d186565d0557d /drivers/spi/spi-sh-hspi.c
parent7d520d28dd5287d14b5ec6cf4405a1220ca57d42 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-010b481834b2b60f7d8543263a63e69396019f7b.tar.gz
mxs/spi: Fix issues when doing long continuous transfer
When doing long continuous transfer, eg. from SPI flash via /dev/mtd, the driver dies. This is caused by a bug in the DMA chaining. Rework the DMA transfer code so that this issue does not happen any longer. This involves proper allocation of correct amount of sg-list members. Also, this means proper creation of DMA descriptors. There is actually an important catch to this, the data transfer descriptors must be interleaved with PIO register write descriptor, otherwise the transfer stalls. This can be done in one descriptor, but due to the limitation of the DMA API, it's not possible. It turns out that in order for the SPI DMA to properly support continuous transfers longer than 65280 bytes, there are some very important parts that were left out from the documentation about about the PIO transfer that is used. Firstly, the XFER_SIZE register is not written with the whole length of a transfer, but is written by each and every chained descriptor with the length of the descriptors data buffer. Next, unlike the demo code supplied by FSL, which only writes one PIO word per descriptor, this does not apply if the descriptors are chained, since the XFER_SIZE register must be written. Therefore, it is essential to use four PIO words, CTRL0, CMD0, CMD1, XFER_SIZE. CMD0 and CMD1 are written with zero, since they don't apply. The DMA programs the PIO words in an incrementing order, so four PIO words. Finally, unlike the demo code supplied by FSL, the SSP_CTRL0_IGNORE_CRC must not be set during the whole transfer, but it must be set only on the last descriptor in the chain. Lastly, this code lends code from drivers/mtd/nand/omap2.c, which solves trouble when the buffer supplied to the DMA transfer was vmalloc()'d. So with this patch, it's safe to use /dev/mtdblockX interface again. Signed-off-by: Marek Vasut <marex@denx.de> Signed-off-by: Mark Brown <broonie@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com>
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