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Re: [PATCH] tea575x: fix HW seek



On Monday 27 February 2012 09:42:40 Hans Verkuil wrote:
> On Sunday, February 26, 2012 22:02:51 Ondrej Zary wrote:
> > On Friday 24 February 2012 10:00:01 Hans Verkuil wrote:
> > > On Wednesday, February 22, 2012 09:35:28 Ondrej Zary wrote:
> > > > On Tuesday 21 February 2012, Hans Verkuil wrote:
> > > > > On Saturday, February 18, 2012 17:45:45 Ondrej Zary wrote:
> > > > > > Fix HW seek in TEA575x to work properly:
> > > > > >  - a delay must be present after search start and before first
> > > > > > register read or the seek does weird things
> > > > > >  - when the search stops, the new frequency is not available
> > > > > > immediately, we must wait until it appears in the register
> > > > > > (fortunately, we can clear the frequency bits when starting the
> > > > > > search as it starts at the frequency currently set, not from the
> > > > > > value written)
> > > > > >  - sometimes, seek remains on the current frequency (or moves
> > > > > > only a little), so repeat it until it moves by at least 50 kHz
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Signed-off-by: Ondrej Zary <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --- a/sound/i2c/other/tea575x-tuner.c
> > > > > > +++ b/sound/i2c/other/tea575x-tuner.c
> > > > > > @@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ static void snd_tea575x_write(struct
> > > > > > snd_tea575x *tea, unsigned int val) tea->ops->set_pins(tea, 0);
> > > > > >  }
> > > > > >
> > > > > > -static unsigned int snd_tea575x_read(struct snd_tea575x *tea)
> > > > > > +static u32 snd_tea575x_read(struct snd_tea575x *tea)
> > > > > >  {
> > > > > >  	u16 l, rdata;
> > > > > >  	u32 data = 0;
> > > > > > @@ -120,6 +120,27 @@ static unsigned int snd_tea575x_read(struct
> > > > > > snd_tea575x *tea) return data;
> > > > > >  }
> > > > > >
> > > > > > +static void snd_tea575x_get_freq(struct snd_tea575x *tea)
> > > > > > +{
> > > > > > +	u32 freq = snd_tea575x_read(tea) & TEA575X_BIT_FREQ_MASK;
> > > > > > +
> > > > > > +	if (freq == 0) {
> > > > > > +		tea->freq = 0;
> > > > >
> > > > > Wouldn't it be better to return -EBUSY in this case?
> > > > > VIDIOC_G_FREQUENCY should not return frequencies outside the valid
> > > > > frequency range. In this case returning -EBUSY seems to make more
> > > > > sense to me.
> > > >
> > > > The device returns zero frequency when the scan fails to find a
> > > > frequency. This is not an error, just an indication that "nothing" is
> > > > tuned. So maybe we can return some bogus frequency in
> > > > vidioc_g_frequency (like FREQ_LO) in this case (don't know if -EBUSY
> > > > will break anything). But HW seek should get the real one (i.e. zero
> > > > when it's there).
> > >
> > > How about the following patch? vidioc_g_frequency just returns the last
> > > set frequency and the hw_seek restores the original frequency if it
> > > can't find another channel.
> >
> > Seems to work. That's probably the right thing to do.
> >
> > > Also note that the check for < 50 kHz in hw_seek actually checked for <
> > > 500 kHz. I've fixed that, but I can't test it.
> >
> > Thanks. It finds more stations now. To improve reliability, an additional
> > check should be added - the seek sometimes stop at the same station, just
> > a bit more than 50kHz of the original frequency, often in wrong
> > direction. Something like this:
> >
> > --- a/sound/i2c/other/tea575x-tuner.c
> > +++ b/sound/i2c/other/tea575x-tuner.c
> > @@ -280,8 +280,13 @@ static int vidioc_s_hw_freq_seek(struct file *file,
> > void *fh,
> >                         }
> >                         if (freq == 0) /* shouldn't happen */
> >                                 break;
> > -                       /* if we moved by less than 50 kHz, continue
> > seeking */
> > -                       if (abs(tea->freq - freq) < 16 * 50) {
> > +                       /*
> > +                        * if we moved by less than 50 kHz, or in the
> > wrong +                        * direction, continue seeking
> > +                        */
> > +                       if (abs(tea->freq - freq) < 16 * 50 ||
> > +                           (a->seek_upward && freq < tea->freq) ||
> > +                           (!a->seek_upward && freq > tea->freq)) {
> >                                 snd_tea575x_write(tea, tea->val);
> >                                 continue;
> >                         }
>
> Added to the patch series.
>
> > > Do you also know what happens at the boundaries of the frequency range?
> > > Does it wrap around, or do you get a timeout?
> >
> > No wraparound, it times out so the original frequency is restored. I
> > wonder if -ETIMEDOUT is correct here.
>
> That's actually wrong, it should be -EAGAIN according to the spec.
>
> I'm now returning -EINVAL if the wrap_around value is not supported and
> I've updated the spec to mention that possibility explicitly.
>
> My latest tree is here:
>
> The following changes since commit
> a3db60bcf7671cc011ab4f848cbc40ff7ab52c1e:
>
>   [media] xc5000: declare firmware configuration structures as static const
> (2012-02-14 17:22:46 -0200)
>
> are available in the git repository at:
>   git://linuxtv.org/hverkuil/media_tree.git radio-pci
>
> Hans Verkuil (4):
>       tea575x-tuner: update to latest V4L2 framework requirements.
>       tea575x: fix HW seek
>       radio-maxiradio: use the tea575x framework.
>       V4L2 Spec: return -EINVAL on unsupported wrap_around value.
>
>  .../DocBook/media/v4l/vidioc-s-hw-freq-seek.xml    |    6 +-
>  drivers/media/radio/Kconfig                        |    2 +-
>  drivers/media/radio/radio-maxiradio.c              |  379
> ++++---------------- drivers/media/radio/radio-sf16fmr2.c               |  
> 61 +++-
>  include/sound/tea575x-tuner.h                      |    6 +-
>  sound/i2c/other/tea575x-tuner.c                    |  169 ++++++---
>  sound/pci/es1968.c                                 |   15 +
>  sound/pci/fm801.c                                  |   20 +-
>  8 files changed, 273 insertions(+), 385 deletions(-)
>
> If there are no more comments, then I want to make a pull request for this
> by the end of the week.

It works. Tested with SF16-FMR2, SF64-PCR, SF64-PCE2 and SF256-PCP.


-- 
Ondrej Zary
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