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Date:   Thu, 17 Dec 2020 21:18:31 -0800
From:   Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
To:     Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org>
Cc:     Valentin Schneider <valentin.schneider@....com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
        Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>,
        Lorenzo Pieralisi <Lorenzo.Pieralisi@....com>,
        Jason Cooper <jason@...edaemon.net>,
        Scott Branden <sbranden@...adcom.com>,
        Gregory Clement <gregory.clement@...tlin.com>,
        Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
        Ray Jui <rjui@...adcom.com>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Sebastian Hesselbarth <sebastian.hesselbarth@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/5] irqchip/bcm2836: Make IPIs use
 handle_percpu_devid_irq()

On 12/15/20 7:46 AM, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 2020-12-15 15:39, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>> On 12/15/20 7:26 AM, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>>> On 2020-12-15 15:21, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>>>> Hi Marc,
>>>>
>>>> On 12/15/20 2:19 AM, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>>>>> Hi Gunter,
>>>>>
>>>>> On 2020-12-15 00:21, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>>>>>> On Mon, Nov 09, 2020 at 09:41:19AM +0000, Valentin Schneider wrote:
>>>>>>> As done for the Arm GIC irqchips, move IPIs to handle_percpu_devid_irq() as
>>>>>>> handle_percpu_devid_fasteoi_ipi() isn't actually required.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Valentin Schneider <valentin.schneider@....com>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This patch results in boot failures (silent stall) for the qemu
>>>>>> raspi2 emulation. Unfortunately it can not be reverted because
>>>>>> handle_percpu_devid_fasteoi_ipi no longer exists in next-20201214,
>>>>>> so I don't know if it is the only problem.
>>>>>
>>>>> This is odd. This works just fine for me on both the RPi2 and 3
>>>>> emulation, running a full Debian userspace. Could this be caused
>>>>> by the version of QEMU you are using? Here's what I have:
>>>>>
>>>>> $ qemu-system-arm --version
>>>>> QEMU emulator version 5.1.0 (Debian 1:5.1+dfsg-4+b1)
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I used qemu 5.0 which - up to now - worked fine. Let me try with
>>>> 5.1 and 5.2. Sorry, I should have tried first before bothering you.
>>>
>>> No bother at all. If this works for you on more recent versions of
>>> QEMU, that'd be an interesting data point. I'm also interested in
>>> the result of the patch either way.
>>>
>>
>> It doesn't work for me with qemu 5.1, nor with qemu 5.2. My userspace
>> is generated with buildroot, busybox-based, and very basic.
> 
> OK, so something is definitely different between our setups.
> Mind pointing me to your config and your QEMU invocation?
> 
>>
>> Your patch fixes the problem for me, though, so feel free to add
>>
>> Tested-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
>>
>> if/when you submit it.
> 
> Thanks for that.
> 

Any news on this? I now see the problem in mainline.

Thanks,
Guenter

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