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Date:   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 17:10:14 +0800
From:   Yanjun Zhu <yanjun.zhu@...cle.com>
To:     AceLan Kao <acelan.kao@...onical.com>,
        Realtek linux nic maintainers <nic_swsd@...ltek.com>,
        Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] r8169: add enable_aspm parameter


On 2019/7/8 14:37, AceLan Kao wrote:
> We have many commits in the driver which enable and then disable ASPM
> function over and over again.
>     commit b75bb8a5b755 ("r8169: disable ASPM again")
>     commit 0866cd15029b ("r8169: enable ASPM on RTL8106E")
>     commit 94235460f9ea ("r8169: Align ASPM/CLKREQ setting function with vendor driver")
>     commit aa1e7d2c31ef ("r8169: enable ASPM on RTL8168E-VL")
>     commit f37658da21aa ("r8169: align ASPM entry latency setting with vendor driver")
>     commit a99790bf5c7f ("r8169: Reinstate ASPM Support")
>     commit 671646c151d4 ("r8169: Don't disable ASPM in the driver")
>     commit 4521e1a94279 ("Revert "r8169: enable internal ASPM and clock request settings".")
>     commit d64ec841517a ("r8169: enable internal ASPM and clock request settings")
>
> This function is very important for production, and if we can't come out
> a solution to make both happy, I'd suggest we add a parameter in the
> driver to toggle it.


Perhaps sysctl is better?


>
> Signed-off-by: AceLan Kao <acelan.kao@...onical.com>
> ---
>   drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c | 13 +++++++++----
>   1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
> index d06a61f00e78..f557cb36e2c6 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
> @@ -702,10 +702,13 @@ struct rtl8169_private {
>   
>   typedef void (*rtl_generic_fct)(struct rtl8169_private *tp);
>   
> +static int enable_aspm;
>   MODULE_AUTHOR("Realtek and the Linux r8169 crew <netdev@...r.kernel.org>");
>   MODULE_DESCRIPTION("RealTek RTL-8169 Gigabit Ethernet driver");
>   module_param_named(debug, debug.msg_enable, int, 0);
>   MODULE_PARM_DESC(debug, "Debug verbosity level (0=none, ..., 16=all)");
> +module_param(enable_aspm, int, 0);
> +MODULE_PARM_DESC(enable_aspm, "Enable ASPM support (0 = disable, 1 = enable");
>   MODULE_SOFTDEP("pre: realtek");
>   MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
>   MODULE_FIRMWARE(FIRMWARE_8168D_1);
> @@ -7163,10 +7166,12 @@ static int rtl_init_one(struct pci_dev *pdev, const struct pci_device_id *ent)
>   	if (rc)
>   		return rc;
>   
> -	/* Disable ASPM completely as that cause random device stop working
> -	 * problems as well as full system hangs for some PCIe devices users.
> -	 */
> -	pci_disable_link_state(pdev, PCIE_LINK_STATE_L0S | PCIE_LINK_STATE_L1);
> +	if (!enable_aspm) {
> +		/* Disable ASPM completely as that cause random device stop working
> +		 * problems as well as full system hangs for some PCIe devices users.
> +		 */
> +		pci_disable_link_state(pdev, PCIE_LINK_STATE_L0S | PCIE_LINK_STATE_L1);
> +	}
>   
>   	/* enable device (incl. PCI PM wakeup and hotplug setup) */
>   	rc = pcim_enable_device(pdev);

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