Re: [PATCH] net: macb: Add big endian CPU support
From: Nicolas Ferre
Date: Mon Feb 23 2015 - 09:38:22 EST
Le 20/02/2015 12:45, Arun Chandran a Ãcrit :
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 5:52 PM, Michal Simek <monstr@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 02/18/2015 12:29 PM, Arun Chandran wrote:
>>> This patch converts all __raw_readl and __raw_writel function calls
>>> to their corresponding readl_relaxed and writel_relaxed variants.
>>> It also tells the driver to set ahb_endian_swp_mgmt_en bit in dma_cfg
>>> when the CPU is configured in big endian mode.
>>> Signed-off-by: Arun Chandran <achandran@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>> This patch is tested on xilinx ZC702 evaluation board with
>>> CONFIG_CPU_BIG_ENDIAN=y and booting NFS rootfs
>>> drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.c | 18 ++++++++++++------
>>> drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.h | 15 ++++++++-------
>>> 2 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
>>> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.c
>>> index ad76b8e..05fb36d 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.c
>>> @@ -449,7 +449,7 @@ static void macb_update_stats(struct macb *bp)
>>> WARN_ON((unsigned long)(end - p - 1) != (MACB_TPF - MACB_PFR) / 4);
>>> for(; p < end; p++, reg++)
>>> - *p += __raw_readl(reg);
>>> + *p += readl_relaxed(reg);
>>> static int macb_halt_tx(struct macb *bp)
>>> @@ -1585,7 +1585,11 @@ static void macb_configure_dma(struct macb *bp)
>>> if (bp->dma_burst_length)
>>> dmacfg = GEM_BFINS(FBLDO, bp->dma_burst_length, dmacfg);
>>> dmacfg |= GEM_BIT(TXPBMS) | GEM_BF(RXBMS, -1L);
>>> - dmacfg &= ~GEM_BIT(ENDIA);
>>> + dmacfg &= ~GEM_BIT(ENDIA_PKT);
>>> + /* Tell the chip to byteswap descriptors on big-endian hosts */
>>> +#ifdef __BIG_ENDIAN
>>> + dmacfg |= GEM_BIT(ENDIA_DESC);
>> I don't think this is the best way what you should do.
>> Instead of having this ifdef here you should find out any reg and detect if the IP
>> is in big endian or little endian mode. I have done it for some xilinx IPs which
>> can run on big or little endian system.
>> In general find reg which some field which has some meaning - write there 1
>> and read expected value and based on that decide if you are on big or little endian system.
> Hi Michal,
> I was not able to find any such registers for GEM in the TRM
> I tried writing to dma_cfg (0x00000010) and reading from design_cfg5
> Its not reflecting anything(design_cfg5 always reads same value); It
> is not helping.
0kay, here you mean that the design_cfg5 (@0x290) and its bit 16:15
"gem_endian_swap_def" doesn't change depending on the big/little endian
configuration you use?
I was also thinking about this configuration bit... too bad...
> The only way (I don't think its not right way either) I can think of
> eliminating that
> #ifdef __BIG_ENDIAN is reading some register in ARM cpu to identify its
> current endianness and write dma_cfg accordingly.
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