Re: [RFT PATCH 03/15] drm/ingenic: Call drm_atomic_helper_shutdown() at shutdown time

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On Fri, Sep 1, 2023 at 4:42 PM Douglas Anderson <dianders@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Based on grepping through the source code this driver appears to be
> missing a call to drm_atomic_helper_shutdown() at system shutdown
> time. Among other things, this means that if a panel is in use that it
> won't be cleanly powered off at system shutdown time.
> The fact that we should call drm_atomic_helper_shutdown() in the case
> of OS shutdown/restart comes straight out of the kernel doc "driver
> instance overview" in drm_drv.c.
> Since this driver uses the component model and shutdown happens at the
> base driver, we communicate whether we have to call
> drm_atomic_helper_shutdown() by seeing if drvdata is non-NULL.
> Suggested-by: Maxime Ripard <mripard@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Douglas Anderson <dianders@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> This commit is only compile-time tested.
> NOTE: this patch touches a lot more than other similar patches since
> the bind() function is long and we want to make sure that we unset the
> drvdata if bind() fails.
> While making this patch, I noticed that the bind() function of this
> driver is using "devm" and thus assumes it doesn't need to do much
> explicit error handling. That's actually a bug. As per kernel docs [1]
> "the lifetime of the aggregate driver does not align with any of the
> underlying struct device instances. Therefore devm cannot be used and
> all resources acquired or allocated in this callback must be
> explicitly released in the unbind callback". Fixing that is outside
> the scope of this commit.
> [1]
>  drivers/gpu/drm/ingenic/ingenic-drm-drv.c | 66 +++++++++++++++--------
>  1 file changed, 44 insertions(+), 22 deletions(-)

[ ... cut ... ]

> @@ -1612,6 +1633,7 @@ static struct platform_driver ingenic_drm_driver = {
>         },
>         .probe = ingenic_drm_probe,
>         .remove = ingenic_drm_remove,
> +       .shutdown = ingenic_drm_shutdown,

I resolved the trivial conflict with commit 2b9b0a9fc548
("drm/ingenic: Convert to platform remove callback returning void"),
then pushed to drm-misc-next:

c3ca98396ffa (HEAD -> drm-misc-next) drm/ingenic: Call
drm_atomic_helper_shutdown() at shutdown time

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