Re: [PATCH] mtd: gpmi-nand: do not fail setting ONFI timing mode if available
From: Han Xu
Date: Fri Jul 14 2017 - 10:53:49 EST
On 07/13/2017 03:15 PM, Boris Brezillon wrote:
> Hi Miquel,
> Le Thu, 13 Jul 2017 21:20:30 +0200,
> Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> a Ãcrit :
>> GPMI NFC driver fails to apply timing mode if the ->onfi_get_features()
>> does not return the mode that was previously applied.
>> We can assume that a nand chip supports a timing as long as it is
>> read from the ONFI parameter page. Reading back a different mode than
>> the one previously applied does not mean the mode is unsupported but
>> that the nand chip does not implement the ONFI feature because it
>> probably does not need to.
>> The output of ->onfi_get_feature() is irrelevant so delete it.
> Having the NAND part that is not supporting the get/set(timing_mode)
> feature explicitly mentioned in the commit message would help reviewers
> understand why this patch is needed.
> Also mention that, even though the SET/GET_FEATURES(timing_mode) is
> marked as required in the ONFI spec, this Macronix chip does not
> support it which could be considered as a bug.
Yes, this is a Macronix chip bug and I have reproduced on my side,
ignoring the GET_FEATURE checking is a workaround and the chip will
still works in EDO mode 5, but I don't accept to remove the reasonable
checking code for a chip bug.
>> Signed-off-by: Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> drivers/mtd/nand/gpmi-nand/gpmi-lib.c | 7 -------
>> 1 file changed, 7 deletions(-)
>> diff --git a/drivers/mtd/nand/gpmi-nand/gpmi-lib.c b/drivers/mtd/nand/gpmi-nand/gpmi-lib.c
>> index 141bd70a49c2..4d137145439c 100644
>> --- a/drivers/mtd/nand/gpmi-nand/gpmi-lib.c
>> +++ b/drivers/mtd/nand/gpmi-nand/gpmi-lib.c
>> @@ -939,13 +939,6 @@ static int enable_edo_mode(struct gpmi_nand_data *this, int mode)
>> if (ret)
>> goto err_out;
>> - /*  send GET FEATURE command to double-check the timing mode */
>> - memset(feature, 0, ONFI_SUBFEATURE_PARAM_LEN);
>> - ret = nand->onfi_get_features(mtd, nand,
>> - ONFI_FEATURE_ADDR_TIMING_MODE, feature);
>> - if (ret || feature != mode)
>> - goto err_out;
>> nand->select_chip(mtd, -1);
>> /*  set the main IO clock, 100MHz for mode 5, 80MHz for mode 4. */