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Date:   Mon, 29 Apr 2019 13:56:10 -0500
From:   Bjorn Helgaas <>
To:     Alexandru Gagniuc <>,
        Lukas Wunner <>,
        Alex Williamson <>,
        Austin Bolen <>,
        Alexandru Gagniuc <>,
        Keith Busch <>,
        Shyam Iyer <>,
        Sinan Kaya <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>,,
Subject: [PATCH] Revert "PCI/LINK: Report degraded links via link bandwidth

Alex W. reported a case where the new link bandwidth notification logging,

  vfio-pci 0000:07:00.0: 32.000 Gb/s available PCIe bandwidth, limited by 2.5 GT/s x16 link at 0000:00:02.0 (capable of 64.000 Gb/s with 5 GT/s x16 link)

is somewhat surprising.  The message is great if link bandwidth was reduced
because of a hardware problem, but in this case it's caused by a GPU doing
link state management to conserve power, so the message is to be expected
and is likely to confuse the user.

We haven't figured out a good way to handle both the "hardware failure" and
the "active link management" cases yet, so revert this for now.


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