H7 Plus rotation_corr broken?

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H7 Plus rotation_corr broken?

Postby mirkwood » Fri May 08, 2020 12:34 am

I've got some code that works fine on the H7 but not on the plus with the v3.6.2 and latest master build.
The rotation_corr fails even at QQVGA with a MemoryError: out of fast Frame Buffer Stack memory.

I can see between the boards that some blocks have moved to different ram.
#define OMV_FB_MEMORY AXI_SRAM => became DRAM
#define OMV_JPEG_MEMORY SRAM3 => became DRAM

But I can't see how this would cause an issue because it all seems bigger.
The rotation_corr has fb_alloc in it, but I don't see how that could fail given the size of frame_buffer.
Also I don't see any changes to this function recently.

Any ideas?

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import sensor, image

# Camera Init

sensor.skip_frames(time = 2000)

# Camera Defs
    # Capture an image
    img = sensor.snapshot()
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Re: H7 Plus rotation_corr broken?

Postby mirkwood » Fri May 08, 2020 2:16 am

My mistake, I see a heap allocation there umm_init_x which allocates on heap?
The heap size is the same between H7 and H7 Plus.

So the call is this:

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void imlib_rotation_corr(image_t *img, float x_rotation, float y_rotation, float z_rotation,
                         float x_translation, float y_translation,
                         float zoom, float fov, float *corners)
  umm_init_x(8000); // 400 20 byte heap blocks...
To this function:

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// Note OMV_UMM_BLOCK_SIZE is 16 on H7 and 256 on H7 plys

void umm_init_x( size_t size ) {
  uint32_t UMM_MALLOC_CFG_HEAP_SIZE = (size / sizeof(size_t)) * sizeof(size_t);
  // H7      if (8000 <  16*128= 2048) then fail.  (Success)
  // H7 plus if (8000 < 256*128=32768) then fail!  (*Failure*)
  if (UMM_MALLOC_CFG_HEAP_SIZE < (sizeof(umm_block) * 128)) fb_alloc_fail();
So what is a UMM and what is this actually doing?
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Re: H7 Plus rotation_corr broken?

Postby kwagyeman » Fri May 08, 2020 2:43 am

Definitely a bug, can you add this on the github issue tracker.

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