[PATCH] serial: imx: reduce irq-latency after rx overflow

From: manfred.schlaegl@xxxxxx
Date: Sat Jun 20 2015 - 12:48:16 EST

To prevent problems with interrupt latency, and due to the fact, that
the error will be counted anyway (icount.overrun), the dev_err is simply

If an rx-fifo overflow occurs a dev_err message was called in interrupt
context. Since dev_err messages are written to console in a synchronous way
(unbuffered), and console may be a serial terminal, this leads to a
highly increased interrupt-latency (several milliseconds).
As a result of the high latency more rx-fifo overflows will happen, and
therefore a feedback loop of errors is created.

Signed-off-by: Manfred Schlaegl <manfred.schlaegl@xxxxxx>
drivers/tty/serial/imx.c | 1 -
1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/imx.c b/drivers/tty/serial/imx.c
index 384cf1d..40fd32c 100644
--- a/drivers/tty/serial/imx.c
+++ b/drivers/tty/serial/imx.c
@@ -767,7 +767,6 @@ static irqreturn_t imx_int(int irq, void *dev_id)
writel(USR1_AWAKE, sport->port.membase + USR1);
if (sts2 & USR2_ORE) {
- dev_err(sport->port.dev, "Rx FIFO overrun\n");
writel(USR2_ORE, sport->port.membase + USR2);

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