Re: [PATCHv3 0/8] devfreq: Add generic exynos memory-bus frequency driver

From: Tobias Jakobi
Date: Mon Feb 23 2015 - 14:58:12 EST

Hello Chanwoo!

Chanwoo Choi wrote:
> As you thought, when maintaining lower clock of memory bus frequency,
> some issue related to multimedia feature will happen.
> Separately, We have to check the miminum lower clock for working of multimedia feature.
> and then multimedia or other IP have to request it to DVFS driver (memory busfreq driver).
> But, latest mainline kernel currently has not some way to inform minimum clock to DVFS driver.
> So, If you check the miminum clock for hdmi, I'll use this clock as minumu frequency of dvfs table.
> Thanks,
> Chanwoo Choi

First I have to apologize. I didn't check carefully. Actually it's not
the HDMI subsystem which seems to hang during my test, but the G2D

Here's a snippet of the kernel log with drm.debug=0xff:
[ 1157.911264] [drm:drm_framebuffer_reference] ee144e00: FB ID: 27 (2)
[ 1157.911271] [drm:drm_framebuffer_unreference] ee37fb80: FB ID: 25 (2)
[ 1157.911277] [drm:drm_framebuffer_unreference] ee144e00: FB ID: 27 (3)
[ 1157.911315] [drm:drm_ioctl] pid=2569, dev=0xe200, auth=1,
[ 1158.434439] [drm:drm_ioctl] pid=2569, dev=0xe200, auth=1,
[ 1158.434536] [drm:drm_ioctl] pid=2569, dev=0xe200, auth=1, EXYNOS_G2D_EXEC
[ 1158.437484] [drm:drm_vm_close_locked] 0xaf840000,0x00140000
[ 1158.437507] [drm:drm_ioctl] pid=2569, dev=0xe200, auth=1,
[ 1158.437524] [drm:exynos_drm_gem_destroy] handle count = 0
[ 1158.437532] [drm:lowlevel_buffer_deallocate] dma_addr(0x20500000),
[ 1158.437810] [drm:drm_ioctl] pid=2569, dev=0xe200, auth=1,
[ 1158.437819] [drm:exynos_drm_init_buf] desired size = 0x256000
[ 1158.437851] [drm:exynos_drm_gem_init] created file object = 0xe97c8d00
[ 1158.445506] [drm:lowlevel_buffer_allocate] dma_addr(0x21400000),
[ 1158.445535] [drm:exynos_drm_gem_handle_create] gem handle = 0x1
[ 1158.445556] [drm:drm_ioctl] pid=2569, dev=0xe200, auth=1,
[ 1158.445570] [drm:exynos_drm_gem_dumb_map_offset] offset = 0x101c2000
[ 1158.445600] [drm:drm_vm_open_locked] 0xaec15000,0x00256000
[ 1158.445608] [drm:update_vm_cache_attr] flags = 0x0
[ 1158.457696] [drm:drm_ioctl] pid=2569, dev=0xe200, auth=1,
[ 1158.457745] [drm:drm_ioctl] pid=2569, dev=0xe200, auth=1, EXYNOS_G2D_EXEC

So G2D_EXEC seems to work once, but the second time it hangs forever. I
even fail at attaching gdb to the application then (gdb then also hangs
in D state).

If I just use the 'vsynced page flipping' test, then everything works:
./modetest -M exynos -s 16@13:1280x720 -v
setting mode 1280x720-60Hz@XR24 on connectors 16, crtc 13
freq: 61.08Hz
freq: 60.00Hz
freq: 60.00Hz

I'm going to do some tests with the G2D in the next time, checking how
much I can lower MIF/INT clocks before the engine becomes unstable.

With best wishes,

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