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Date:   Fri, 3 May 2019 12:38:08 +0900
From:   Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@...il.com>
To:     Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>
Cc:     linux-nvme@...ts.infradead.org,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>,
        Jens Axboe <axboe@...com>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>,
        Sagi Grimberg <sagi@...mberg.me>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/4] nvme-pci: support device coredump

2019年5月2日(木) 22:03 Keith Busch <keith.busch@...el.com>:
>
> On Thu, May 02, 2019 at 05:59:17PM +0900, Akinobu Mita wrote:
> > This enables to capture snapshot of controller information via device
> > coredump machanism, and it helps diagnose and debug issues.
> >
> > The nvme device coredump is triggered before resetting the controller
> > caused by I/O timeout, and creates the following coredump files.
> >
> > - regs: NVMe controller registers, including each I/O queue doorbell
> >         registers, in nvme-show-regs style text format.
>
> You're supposed to treat queue doorbells as write-only. Spec says:
>
>   The host should not read the doorbell registers. If a doorbell register
>   is read, the value returned is vendor specific.

OK.  I'll exclude the doorbell registers from register dump.  It will work
out without the information if we have snapshot of the queues.

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