Re: [PATCH 1/2] usb: dwc3: core: Introduce dwc3_device_reinit()

From: John Youn
Date: Wed Mar 30 2016 - 14:44:53 EST

On 3/23/2016 11:52 PM, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> Hi,
> John Youn <John.Youn@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
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>> On 3/21/2016 11:40 PM, Felipe Balbi wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> John Youn <John.Youn@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
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>>>> On 3/18/2016 12:17 PM, John Youn wrote:
>>>>> On 3/16/2016 6:56 AM, Felipe Balbi wrote:
>>>>>> heh, +john
>>>>>> Felipe Balbi <balbi@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
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>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>> Roger Quadros <rogerq@xxxxxx> writes:
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>>>>>>>> We will need this function for a workaround.
>>>>>>>> The function issues a softreset only to the device
>>>>>>>> controller and performs minimal re-initialization
>>>>>>>> so that the device controller can be usable.
>>>>>>>> As some code is similar to dwc3_core_init() take out
>>>>>>>> common code into dwc3_get_gctl_quirks().
>>>>>>>> We add a new member (prtcap_mode) to struct dwc3 to
>>>>>>>> keep track of the current mode in the PRTCAPDIR register.
>>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Roger Quadros <rogerq@xxxxxx>
>>>>>>> I must say, I don't like this at all :-p There's ONE known silicon which
>>>>>>> needs this because of a poor silicon integration which took an IP with a
>>>>>>> known erratum where it can't be made to work on lower speeds and STILL
>>>>>>> was integrated without a superspeed PHY.
>>>>>>> There's a reason why I never tried to push this upstream myself ;-)
>>>>>>> I'm really thinking we might be better off adding a quirk flag to skip
>>>>>>> the metastability workaround and allow this ONE silicon to set the
>>>>>>> controller to lower speed.
>>>>>>> John, can you check with your colleagues if we would ever fall into
>>>>>>> STAR#9000525659 if we set maximum speed to high speed during driver
>>>>>>> probe and never touch it again ? I would assume we don't really fall
>>>>>>> into the metastability workaround, right ? We're not doing any sort of
>>>>>>> PM for dwc3...
>>>> Hi Felipe,
>>>> Do you mean to keep DCFG.speed to SS and set dwc->maximum_speed to HS?
>>>> I don't see an issue with that as long as we always ignore
>>>> dwc->maximum_speed when programming DCFG.speed for all affected
>>>> versions of the core. As long as the DCFG.speed = SS, you should not
>>>> hit the STAR.
>>> I actually mean changing DCFG.speed during driver probe and never
>>> touching it again. Would that still cause problems ?
>> In that case I'm not sure. The engineer who would know is off until
>> next week so I'll get back to you as soon as I can talk to him about
>> it.

So the engineers said that this issue can occur while set to HS and
the run/stop bit is changed so it seems that won't work.