Re: [PATCH] pm8001: support HDA (flashless) mode

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You are right ... however this code is 'never reached' since mpi_uninit_check() generally fails before this in the chip_in_hda_mode set of tests.

I instrumented up, on our HDA mode chip, we are seeing a value of ZERO in MAIN_HDA_FLAGS_OFFSET ... Ahh, the world of initializing hardware that is in an indeterminate (code not running) state ...

-- Mark

On Apr 28, 2012, at 2:07 AM, Jack Wang wrote:

> 
> +	data = pm8001_mr32(
> +		pm8001_ha->main_cfg_tbl_addr,
> +		pm8001_ha->main_cfg_tbl.hda_mode_flag);
> +	PM8001_INIT_DBG(pm8001_ha,
> +		pm8001_printk("*MAIN_HDA_FLAGS = 0x%x\n", data));
> +	return data & 0x4;
> 
> Here seems wrong, you may want to check the force hda bit? So you need to
> read offset #define MAIN_HDA_FLAGS_OFFSET		0x84/* DWORD 0x21 */
> 
> Jack
> 
> 
>> 
>> The pm8001 can be delivered as a standalone product with flash-programmed
>> firmware images, or without the flash present requiring the driver to
> upload
>> the images into the chip's RAM and then run. This is called HDA mode.
>> 
>> We add support for this firmware upload in the enclosed patch. We try some
>> basic initialization checks of the Firmware, and if it appears dead, we
> make
>> the assumption the adapter must in-fact be halted in this HDA mode. The
>> Firmware images themselves have not been cleared for open-release by PMC,
> but
>> they are available in OpenSolaris <hint hint>. PMC's rationalization for
> not
>> wanting an open-release of the Firmware Images is that they do not want to
>> take support calls except from paying OEMs (such as Xyratex) that are
> embedding
>> PMC product into the motherboards and thus may have a tested combination
> of
>> Firmware and Hardware. Please respect this sentiment. Images are expected
> in:
>> 
>> /lib/firmware/aap1img.bin
>> /lib/firmware/ilaimg.bin
>> /lib/firmware/iopimg.bin
>> /lib/firmware/istrimg.bin
>> 
>> using the exact same naming convention as PMC and in OpenSolaris (and its
>> followon children) for these image files.
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: Mark Salyzyn <mark_salyzyn@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> 
>> drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_hwi.c  |  584
>> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
>> drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_hwi.h  |   37 ++
>> drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_init.c |   30 +
>> drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_sas.h  |    3
>> 4 files changed, 613 insertions(+), 41 deletions(-)
>> 
>> Please see enclosed attachment
> 
> 

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