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Date:	Thu, 7 Aug 2014 16:29:53 +0200 (CEST)
From:	Jiri Kosina <jkosina@...e.cz>
To:	Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@...ll.ch>,
	Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@...ux.intel.com>,
	David Airlie <airlied@...ux.ie>
cc:	intel-gfx@...ts.freedesktop.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] drm/i915: read HEAD register back in init_ring_common() to
 enforce ordering

Withtout this, ring initialization fails reliabily during resume with

	[drm:init_ring_common] *ERROR* render ring initialization failed ctl 0001f001 head ffffff8804 tail 00000000 start 000e4000

This is not a complete fix, but it is verified to make the ring 
initialization failures during resume much less likely.

We were not able to root-cause this bug (likely HW-specific to Gen4 chips) 
yet. This is therefore used as a ducttape before problem is fully 
understood and proper fix created, so that people don't suffer from 
completely unusable systems in the meantime.

The discussion and debugging is happening at

	https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=76554

Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@...e.cz>
---
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c
index 279488a..7add7ee 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c
@@ -517,6 +517,9 @@ static int init_ring_common(struct intel_engine_cs *ring)
 	else
 		ring_setup_phys_status_page(ring);
 
+	/* Enforce ordering by reading HEAD register back */
+	I915_READ_HEAD(ring);
+
 	/* Initialize the ring. This must happen _after_ we've cleared the ring
 	 * registers with the above sequence (the readback of the HEAD registers
 	 * also enforces ordering), otherwise the hw might lose the new ring
-- 
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs
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