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Date:   Fri, 17 Jul 2020 13:32:10 +0200
From:   Karol Herbst <kherbst@...hat.com>
To:     Bjorn Helgaas <helgaas@...nel.org>
Cc:     Linux PCI <linux-pci@...r.kernel.org>,
        Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@...ux.intel.com>,
        Ben Skeggs <bskeggs@...hat.com>,
        Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@...gle.com>,
        Lyude Paul <lyude@...hat.com>,
        nouveau <nouveau@...ts.freedesktop.org>,
        dri-devel <dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org>,
        Patrick Volkerding <volkerdi@...il.com>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Kai-Heng Feng <kai.heng.feng@...onical.com>,
        Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: nouveau regression with 5.7 caused by "PCI/PM: Assume ports
 without DLL Link Active train links in 100 ms"

Filed at https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=208597

oddly enough I wasn't able to reproduce it on my XPS 9560, will ping
once something breaks.

On Fri, Jul 17, 2020 at 2:43 AM Karol Herbst <kherbst@...hat.com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Jul 17, 2020 at 1:54 AM Bjorn Helgaas <helgaas@...nel.org> wrote:
> >
> > [+cc Sasha -- stable kernel regression]
> > [+cc Patrick, Kai-Heng, LKML]
> >
> > On Fri, Jul 17, 2020 at 12:10:39AM +0200, Karol Herbst wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jul 7, 2020 at 9:30 PM Karol Herbst <kherbst@...hat.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi everybody,
> > > >
> > > > with the mentioned commit Nouveau isn't able to load firmware onto the
> > > > GPU on one of my systems here. Even though the issue doesn't always
> > > > happen I am quite confident this is the commit breaking it.
> > > >
> > > > I am still digging into the issue and trying to figure out what
> > > > exactly breaks, but it shows up in different ways. Either we are not
> > > > able to boot the engines on the GPU or the GPU becomes unresponsive.
> > > > Btw, this is also a system where our runtime power management issue
> > > > shows up, so maybe there is indeed something funky with the bridge
> > > > controller.
> > > >
> > > > Just pinging you in case you have an idea on how this could break Nouveau
> > > >
> > > > most of the times it shows up like this:
> > > > nouveau 0000:01:00.0: acr: AHESASC binary failed
> > > >
> > > > Sometimes it works at boot and fails at runtime resuming with random
> > > > faults. So I will be investigating a bit more, but yeah... I am super
> > > > sure the commit triggered this issue, no idea if it actually causes
> > > > it.
> > >
> > > so yeah.. I reverted that locally and never ran into issues again.
> > > Still valid on latest 5.7. So can we get this reverted or properly
> > > fixed? This breaks runtime pm for us on at least some hardware.
> >
> > Yeah, that stinks.  We had another similar report from Patrick:
> >
> >   https://lore.kernel.org/r/CAErSpo5sTeK_my1dEhWp7aHD0xOp87+oHYWkTjbL7ALgDbXo-Q@mail.gmail.com
> >
> > Apparently the problem is ec411e02b7a2 ("PCI/PM: Assume ports without
> > DLL Link Active train links in 100 ms"), which Patrick found was
> > backported to v5.4.49 as 828b192c57e8, and you found was backported to
> > v5.7.6 as afaff825e3a4.
> >
> > Oddly, Patrick reported that v5.7.7 worked correctly, even though it
> > still contains afaff825e3a4.
> >
> > I guess in the absence of any other clues we'll have to revert it.
> > I hate to do that because that means we'll have slow resume of
> > Thunderbolt-connected devices again, but that's better than having
> > GPUs completely broken.
> >
> > Could you and Patrick open bugzilla.kernel.org reports, attach dmesg
> > logs and "sudo lspci -vv" output, and add the URLs to Kai-Heng's
> > original report at https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=206837
> > and to this thread?
> >
> > There must be a way to fix the slow resume problem without breaking
> > the GPUs.
> >
>
> I wouldn't be surprised if this is related to the Intel bridge we
> check against for Nouveau.. I still have to check on another laptop
> with the same bridge our workaround was required as well but wouldn't
> be surprised if it shows the same problem. Will get you the
> information from both systems tomorrow then.
>
> > Bjorn
> >

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