[Letux-kernel] [PATCH] drivers: gpio: pca953x: add compatibility for pcal6524 and pcal9555a

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Thu Mar 29 21:29:51 CEST 2018


Hi,

> Am 28.03.2018 um 18:50 schrieb H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com>:
> 
> Hi Linus,
> 
>> Am 27.03.2018 um 15:02 schrieb Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org>:
>> 
>> On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 12:00 PM, H. Nikolaus Schaller
>> <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> The Pyra-Handheld originally used the tca6424 but recently we have
>>> replaced it by the pin and package compatible pcal6524. So let's
>>> add this to the bindings and the driver.
>>> 
>>> And while we are at it, the pcal9555a does not have a compatible entry
>>> either but is already supported by the device id table.
>>> 
>>> Signed-off-by: H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com>
>> 
>> Patch applied with Rob's review tag.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
>> 
>> If there are any further concerns from the discussion with Andy,
>> please follow up with additional patches if need be, thanks!
> 
> Yes, there will be something.
> 
> But before submitting, I want to try to get interrupt handling tested.
> 
> First of all I have found the board which I can use for testing.
> It has a ts3a227 as interrupt source connected to input 14 of the
> pcal6524 (instead of tca6424) which has the interrupt output
> connected to the gpio6_161 of an OMAP5.
> 
> To see what happens I have added some printk to
> 
> 	drivers/gpio/gpio-pca953x.c
> 	kernel/irq/manage.c
> 	sound/soc/codecs/ts3a227e.c
> 
> The result is a little puzzling. I see both drivers call
> request_threaded_irq() with flags = IRQF_ONESHOT | IRQF_SHARED
> and | IRQF_TRIGGER_LOW for the pcal. It seems as if the flags
> from DT are ignored here.
> 
> Then strange things happen. The ts3a227e.c handler is called
> permanently. Even before interrupts are enabled in the chip,
> although I don't see any pca953x interrupt to occur. And
> so far I could neither see pca953x_irq_mask() pca953x_irq_unmask()
> nor pca953x_irq_bus_sync_unlock() pca953x_irq_bus_sync_lock()
> being called.

I have solved this issue.

I had assumed that it is sufficient to refer to the pcal6524 phandle
as interrupt-parent.

But it turns out that the chip has to be marked in the DT
as an interrupt-controller.

The result without this seems to have been that the omap-gpio irq
was delivered to the ts3a227 driver which is not able to remove the
irq at the gpio.

> 
> So I'd suspect that something is wrong with setting up the
> chained interrupts and the thread is not sleeping. Maybe a bug
> in my DT but I don't know yet.
> 
> Here is a shortened version of the relevant DT setup which may
> be wrong:
> 
>> 
>> 	/* system-led and other controls */
>> 	gpio99: tca6424 at 22 {
>> 		compatible = "nxp,pcal6524";
>> 		interrupt-parent = <&gpio6>;
>> 		interrupts = <1 IRQ_TYPE_EDGE_FALLING>;	/* gpio6_161 */
>> 		vcc-supply = <&vdds_1v8_main>;

		interrupt-controller;
		#interrupt-cells = <2>;

>> 
>> 		reg = <0x22>;
>> 		gpio-controller;
>> 		#gpio-cells = <2>;
>> 		gpio-line-names =
>> 			"hdmi-ct-hpd", "hdmi.ls-oe", "p02", "p03", "vibra", "fault2", "p06", "p07",
>> 			"en-usb", "en-host1", "en-host2", "chg-int", "p14", "p15", "mic-int", "en-modem",
>> 			"shdn-hs-amp", "chg-status+red", "green", "blue", "en-esata", "fault1", "p26", "p27";
>> 	};
>> };
> 
> And what could make the ts3a227e handler being called without interrupt.

Now this seems to work, the ts3a227e interrupt flooding has stopped
and pca953x_irq_bus_sync_unlock() is called as expected.

I think I'll include a patch for the pca953x bindings documentation
to better point this out, maybe with example.

Another issue I have fixed is that the pcal6524 has 4 registers per
bank while the pcal9555a has only 2. This is encoded in the address
constants for the new "L"-registers and has to be taken care of in
pca953x_read_regs_24() and pca953x_write_regs_24().

But I still have another problem:

[    4.808823] pca953x 4-0022: irq 186: unsupported type 8
[    4.814303] genirq: Setting trigger mode 8 for irq 186 failed (pca953x_irq_set_type+0x0/0xa8)

This comes from https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/v4.16-rc7/source/sound/soc/codecs/ts3a227e.c#L314

It appears that the pca953x driver/interrupt-controller can't handle
IRQF_TRIGGER_LOW, but that is hard coded into the ts3a227 driver.

Anyone with knowledge and help about this issue?

BR and thanks,
Nikolaus



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