Re: [PATCH 1/2] tty: pl011: Work around QDF2400 E44 stuck BUSY bit

From: Christopher Covington
Date: Tue Feb 14 2017 - 18:43:17 EST

On 02/08/2017 06:04 PM, Timur Tabi wrote:
> On 02/08/2017 04:22 PM, Christopher Covington wrote:
>>>> >> - while (pl011_read(uap, REG_FR) & uap->vendor->fr_busy)
>>>> >> + while ((pl011_read(uap, REG_FR) ^ uap->vendor->inv_fr)
>>>> >> + & uap->vendor->fr_busy)
>>> >
>>> > I really think the XOR logic needs to be documented wherever it's
>>> > used. It's just too confusing.
>> References such as the following for basic bit operations like
>> setting, clearing, and toggling are easy enough to come by.
> I know what XOR does. I was thinking a more high-level comment would
> be appropriate. With E44, we want to ignore the BUSY bit and use TXFE
> instead. So was hoping to a comment that says that:
> /* Normally, we poll until BUSY=0, but E44 says we should poll until
> TXFE=1 instead. So with E44, we set fr_busy to TXFE, but we have to
> invert it. */

Oh, yeah, that'd be good. I'll include better comments in v2.


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