[Letux-kernel] [PATCH v16 1/4] drm/bridge: dw-hdmi: introduce dw_hdmi_enable_poll()

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Sat Mar 5 08:49:56 CET 2022


Hi Paul,

> Am 04.03.2022 um 19:41 schrieb H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com>:
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>> Am 04.03.2022 um 19:33 schrieb Paul Cercueil <paul at crapouillou.net>:
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>> Le ven., mars 4 2022 at 19:15:13 +0100, H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com> a écrit :
>>> Hi Paul,
>>>> Am 04.03.2022 um 19:04 schrieb Paul Cercueil <paul at crapouillou.net>:
>>>> Le ven., mars 4 2022 at 18:51:14 +0100, H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com> a écrit :
>>>>> Hi Paul, Neil,
>>>>>> Am 04.03.2022 um 17:47 schrieb Paul Cercueil <paul at crapouillou.net>:
>>>>>> From what I understood in Nikolaus' last message, HDMI hotplug is actually correctly detected, so there's no need for polling. What is missing is the call to drm_kms_helper_hotplug_event *somewhere*, so that the information is correctly relayed to userspace.
>>>>> Exactly.
>>>>> As Maxime pointed out it should already be called by drm_helper_hpd_irq_event() in dw_hdmi_irq() but isn't
>>>>> because mode_config.poll_enabled isn't enabled.
>>>>> So we can either
>>>>> a) enable mode_config.poll_enabled so that it is called by drm_helper_hpd_irq_event() or
>>>>> b) make drm_kms_helper_hotplug_event() being called explicitly in dw_hdmi_irq().
>>>>>  We could guard that by mode_config.poll_enabled to avoid drm_kms_helper_hotplug_event()
>>>>>  being called twice (but I think the "changed" mechanism will take care of).
>>>>>> I think this issue can be fixed by calling drm_bridge_connector_enable_hpd() on the connector in ingenic-drm-drv.c.
>>>>> I don't see yet how this would solve it, but it may work.
>>>> dw_hdmi_irq() calls drm_bridge_hpd_notify(), which would call bridge->hpd_cb() if it was non-NULL.
>>> Ok, this is a case c).
>>> I vaguely remember having tried to analyse what bridge->hpd_cb is but stopped since it is NULL...
>>>> Calling drm_bridge_connector_enable_hpd() will set the bridge->hpd_cb() callback to point to drm_bridge_connector_hpd_cb(), which itself will call drm_kms_helper_hotplug_event(). Therefore, all that is missing is one call to drm_bridge_connector_enable_hpd().
>>> Ah, ok, I see.
>>>>> Anyways, this all is a missing feature (sometimes called "bug") of the *dw-hdmi driver* and IMHO
>>>>> neither of the connector nor the ingenic-drm-drv.
>>> Well, a little more analysis shows that drm_bridge_connector_enable_hpd is called
>>> in the *-drv.c for some other plaforms:
>>> https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/latest/source/drivers/gpu/drm/imx/dcss/dcss-dev.c#L292
>>> https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/latest/source/drivers/gpu/drm/imx/dcss/dcss-kms.c#L145
>>> https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/latest/source/drivers/gpu/drm/omapdrm/omap_drv.c#L393
>>> https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/v5.17-rc6/source/drivers/gpu/drm/msm/hdmi/hdmi.c#L317
>>>>> So I think it should not be solved outside dw-hdmi.
>>> Hm. Can we call drm_bridge_connector_enable_hpd() from inside dw-hdmi?
>>> Or would this be the solution if merged? (I currently can't try code).
>>> https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/a7d0b013-6114-07b3-0a7b-0d17db8a3982@cogentembedded.com/T/
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>> Looks correct to me. It has been reviewed by two people so I believe it will be merged very soon.
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> Great. I will try asap. If it works we can drop all our private ideas...
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> And focus on the last missing piece for jz4780 HDMI: the output format negotiation (which still is not working properly - but I have to analyse why).

Yes, it works. And I see you have merged it to drm-misc-next so that I can build on it.

So there is only the bus format negotiation to be understood and finally solved for v17.

Great and thanks,
Nikolaus



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