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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mtd: nand: raw: atmel: add module param to avoid using dma
On Mon, 2 Apr 2018 22:23:17 +0200
Peter Rosin <> wrote:

> > I don't use devmem2. Is 'readback' information accurate or is it
> > always what's been written? Because when you write 0x33 to 0xFFFFECBC,
> > 0x33 is read back, but just after that, when you read it again it's 0.
> Looking at the devmem2 source, it seems very likely that the compiler
> optimizes out the read and thus outputs what has been written.

Yep, had a look too, and it's missing a volatile specifier to prevent
that sort of optimizations.

> >> BTW, how do I
> >> know which master is in use for the LCD controller? 8 or 9? Both?
> >
> > It's configurable on a per-layer basis through the SIF bit in
> > LCDC_<layer>CFG0. The driver tries to dispatch the load on those 2 AHB
> > masters [1].
> Ok, I only have one plane (in this case, i.e. no cursor, no overlays etc),
> would that mean that only one master is used?

Yep, it's always using the first one (master 8 on a sama5d3).

Boris Brezillon, Bootlin (formerly Free Electrons)
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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