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SubjectRe: [RFC] dt-bindings: mailbox: add doorbell support to ARM MHU
On Wed, Jun 3, 2020 at 1:04 PM Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@arm.com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 09:37:58AM +0530, Viresh Kumar wrote:
> > On 28-05-20, 13:20, Rob Herring wrote:
> > > Whether Linux
> > > requires serializing mailbox accesses is a separate issue. On that side,
> > > it seems silly to not allow driving the h/w in the most efficient way
> > > possible.
> >
> > That's exactly what we are trying to say. The hardware allows us to
> > write all 32 bits in parallel, without any hardware issues, why
> > shouldn't we do that ? The delay (which Sudeep will find out, he is
> > facing issues with hardware access because of lockdown right now)
>
> OK, I was able to access the setup today. I couldn't reach a point
> where I can do measurements as the system just became unusable with
> one physical channel instead of 2 virtual channels as in my patches.
>
> My test was simple. Switch to schedutil and read sensors periodically
> via sysfs.
>
> arm-scmi firmware:scmi: message for 1 is not expected!
>
This sounds like you are not serialising requests on a shared channel.
Can you please also share the patch?

Thanks.

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