Re: [PATCH v5 07/17] drm/sun4i: sun6i_mipi_dsi: Refactor vertical video start delay
From: Maxime Ripard
Date: Wed Dec 19 2018 - 10:50:41 EST
On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 10:30:08PM +0530, Jagan Teki wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 10:19 PM Maxime Ripard
> <maxime.ripard@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 09:47:19PM +0530, Jagan Teki wrote:
> > > Video start delay can be computed by subtracting total vertical
> > > timing with front porch timing and with adding 1 delay line for TCON.
> > >
> > > BSP code form BPI-M64-bsp is computing video start delay as
> > > (from linux-sunxi/
> > > drivers/video/sunxi/disp2/disp/de/lowlevel_sun50iw1/de_dsi.c)
> > >
> > > u32 vfp = panel->lcd_vt - panel->lcd_y - panel->lcd_vbp;
> > > => (panel->lcd_vt) - panel->lcd_y - (panel->lcd_vbp)
> > > => (timmings->ver_front_porch + panel->lcd_vbp + panel->lcd_y)
> > > - panel->lcd_y - (panel->lcd_vbp)
> > > => timmings->ver_front_porch + panel->lcd_vbp + panel->lcd_y
> > > - panel->lcd_y - panel->lcd_vbp
> > > => timmings->ver_front_porch
> > >
> > > So, update the start delay computation accordingly.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Jagan Teki <jagan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Even though it's a bit better now on my A33 board and I don't have the
> > white stripes on the bottom of the display, there's still some
> > flickering with your patches applied.
> > Bisecting it seems to point at that patch, but reverting it doesn't
> > make the issue go away, so it's not really clear which one exactly is
> > at fault.
> > So, just like I asked in your v4, twice,
> > http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2018-November/615339.html
> I don't know how can I comment here. Not quite clearly understand your
> setup, because I have verified 3 different panels from different
> vendors one with 2-lane, another with 4-lane and one with video format
> and another one is burstmode format. I even verified with the clock
> rate and register details.
> Please suggest me, what can look further on this.
You had a reason to do these patches in the first place, yet you never
mention it anywhere in your commit logs. it would address the first
part of my comment.
And I can help you nail down whatever is going on here, but I would
need the panel datasheet for that. It is my second point.
Maxime Ripard, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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