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Date:   Fri, 14 Aug 2020 11:45:10 -0600
From:   Rob Herring <>
To:     Mark Tomlinson <>
Cc:     Ray Jui <>, Bjorn Helgaas <>,
        Scott Branden <>,
        Florian Fainelli <>,
        Lorenzo Pieralisi <>,
        PCI <>,
        "" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] PCI: Reduce warnings on possible RW1C corruption

On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 10:15 PM Mark Tomlinson
<> wrote:
> For hardware that only supports 32-bit writes to PCI there is the
> possibility of clearing RW1C (write-one-to-clear) bits. A rate-limited
> messages was introduced by fb2659230120, but rate-limiting is not the
> best choice here. Some devices may not show the warnings they should if
> another device has just produced a bunch of warnings. Also, the number
> of messages can be a nuisance on devices which are otherwise working
> fine.
> This patch changes the ratelimit to a single warning per bus. This
> ensures no bus is 'starved' of emitting a warning and also that there
> isn't a continuous stream of warnings. It would be preferable to have a
> warning per device, but the pci_dev structure is not available here, and
> a lookup from devfn would be far too slow.
> Suggested-by: Bjorn Helgaas <>
> Fixes: fb2659230120 ("PCI: Warn on possible RW1C corruption for sub-32 bit config writes")
> Signed-off-by: Mark Tomlinson <>
> ---
> changes in v4:
>  - Use bitfield rather than bool to save memory (was meant to be in v3).
>  drivers/pci/access.c | 9 ++++++---
>  include/linux/pci.h  | 1 +
>  2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Reviewed-by: Rob Herring <>

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