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Date:   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 21:59:19 +0200
From:   Oded Gabbay <>
Subject: [PATCH 07/15] habanalabs: ratelimit warnings at start of IOCTLs

At the start of some IOCTLs we check if the device is disabled or in reset.
If it is, we return -EBUSY and print a message to kernel log.

Because these IOCTLs can be called at very high frequency, use ratelimit
to avoid spamming the kernel log. Also use the same type of message -
dev_warn - in all the relevant IOCTLs.

Signed-off-by: Oded Gabbay <>
 drivers/misc/habanalabs/command_submission.c | 2 +-
 drivers/misc/habanalabs/habanalabs_ioctl.c   | 2 +-
 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/misc/habanalabs/command_submission.c b/drivers/misc/habanalabs/command_submission.c
index 19c84214a7ea..f908643f871f 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/habanalabs/command_submission.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/habanalabs/command_submission.c
@@ -604,7 +604,7 @@ int hl_cs_ioctl(struct hl_fpriv *hpriv, void *data)
 	bool need_soft_reset = false;
 	if (hl_device_disabled_or_in_reset(hdev)) {
-		dev_warn(hdev->dev,
+		dev_warn_ratelimited(hdev->dev,
 			"Device is %s. Can't submit new CS\n",
 			atomic_read(&hdev->in_reset) ? "in_reset" : "disabled");
 		rc = -EBUSY;
diff --git a/drivers/misc/habanalabs/habanalabs_ioctl.c b/drivers/misc/habanalabs/habanalabs_ioctl.c
index 2c2739a3c5ec..19b96afc0308 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/habanalabs/habanalabs_ioctl.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/habanalabs/habanalabs_ioctl.c
@@ -106,7 +106,7 @@ static int hl_info_ioctl(struct hl_fpriv *hpriv, void *data)
 	int rc;
 	if (hl_device_disabled_or_in_reset(hdev)) {
-		dev_err(hdev->dev,
+		dev_warn_ratelimited(hdev->dev,
 			"Device is disabled or in reset. Can't execute INFO IOCTL\n");
 		return -EBUSY;

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