[PATCH] pinctrl: aspeed: Fix GPIO requests on pass-through banks

Linus Walleij linus.walleij at linaro.org
Fri Dec 4 20:19:12 AEDT 2020

On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 7:34 AM Andrew Jeffery <andrew at aj.id.au> wrote:

> Commit 6726fbff19bf ("pinctrl: aspeed: Fix GPI only function problem.")
> fixes access to GPIO banks T and U on the AST2600. Both banks contain
> input-only pins and the GPIO pin function is named GPITx and GPIUx
> respectively. Unfortunately the fix had a negative impact on GPIO banks
> D and E for the AST2400 and AST2500 where the GPIO pass-through
> functions take similar "GPI"-style names. The net effect on the older
> SoCs was that when the GPIO subsystem requested a pin in banks D or E be
> muxed for GPIO, they were instead muxed for pass-through mode.
> Mistakenly muxing pass-through mode e.g. breaks booting the host on
> IBM's Witherspoon (AC922) platform where GPIOE0 is used for FSI.
> Further exploit the names in the provided expression structure to
> differentiate pass-through from pin-specific GPIO modes.
> This follow-up fix gives the expected behaviour for the following tests:
> Witherspoon BMC (AST2500):
> 1. Power-on the Witherspoon host
> 2. Request GPIOD1 be muxed via /sys/class/gpio/export
> 3. Request GPIOE1 be muxed via /sys/class/gpio/export
> 4. Request the balls for GPIOs E2 and E3 be muxed as GPIO pass-through
>    ("GPIE2" mode) via a pinctrl hog in the devicetree
> Rainier BMC (AST2600):
> 5. Request GPIT0 be muxed via /sys/class/gpio/export
> 6. Request GPIU0 be muxed via /sys/class/gpio/export
> Together the tests demonstrate that all three pieces of functionality
> (general GPIOs via 1, 2 and 3, input-only GPIOs via 5 and 6, pass-through
> mode via 4) operate as desired across old and new SoCs.
> Fixes: 6726fbff19bf ("pinctrl: aspeed: Fix GPI only function problem.")
> Cc: Billy Tsai <billy_tsai at aspeedtech.com>
> Cc: Joel Stanley <joel at jms.id.au>
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Jeffery <andrew at aj.id.au>

Patch applied for fixes.

Linus Walleij

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