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Date:	Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:36:49 +0800
From:	"Fu, Zhonghui" <zhonghui.fu@...ux.intel.com>
To:	Arend van Spriel <arend@...adcom.com>, brudley@...adcom.com,
	Franky Lin <frankyl@...adcom.com>, meuleman@...adcom.com,
	linville@...driver.com, pieterpg@...adcom.com, dekim@...adcom.com,
	mcgrof@...not-panic.com, antonio@...n-mesh.com,
	johannes.berg@...el.com
CC:	linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, brcm80211-dev-list@...adcom.com,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-mmc@...r.kernel.org, Russell King <linux@....linux.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] brcmfmac: prevent watchdog from interfering with scanning
 and connecting


On 2014/7/24 23:22, Fu, Zhonghui wrote:
> On 2014/7/21 15:42, Fu, Zhonghui wrote:
>> On 2014/6/20 0:37, Arend van Spriel wrote:
>>> On 19-06-14 18:28, Fu, Zhonghui wrote:
>>>> On 2014/6/16 16:15, Arend van Spriel wrote:
>>>>> On 16-06-14 07:49, Fu, Zhonghui wrote:
>>>>>>   From 14485894add32aedacb3e486ebb2cc2b73861abf Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>>>>>> From: Fu zhonghui <zhonghui.fu@...ux.intel.com>
>>>>>> Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:06:55 +0800
>>>>>> Subject: [PATCH] brcmfmac: prevent watchdog from interfering with scanning and connecting
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Watchdog in brcmfmac driver may make WiFi chip enter sleep mode
>>>>>> before completion of scanning or connecting.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This will lead to scanning or connecting failure.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Increasing temporarily idle-time threshold during scanning or
>>>>>> connecting can ensure scanning or connecting success without
>>>>>> watchdog interference.
>>>>> Are you sure you are not having runtime PM enabled. That could be your problem as the host controller code disables sdio irqs. Please see this thread [1]. For our device runtime pm should not be enabled, but I am not sure if that is taken into account in mmc_attach_sdio() (see code below).
>>>> I have tried brcmfmac driver with "CONFIG_PM_RUNTIME is not set", and scanning and connecting  always succeeded. This means that CONFIG_PM_RUNTIME should not be set if we use SDIO WiFi device driven by brcmfmac driver, right?
>>> Depends which kernel you are using. In 3.16-rc1 the sdio interrupt issue has been fixed so you should be fine to use CONFIG_PM_RUNTIME. Here is the commit

Hi, Arend

I investigated this issue, and its root cause is still that sdio controller can't receive interrupts from WiFi chip on sdio bus when sdio controller is in runtime suspend status. I am running 3.16-rc5 linux kernel on ASUS T100TA tablet, and using sdhci-acpi driver.


Thanks,
Zhonghui
> Any clues or comments to the following issue?
>> I run 3.16-rc4 and 3.16-rc5 kernel with CONFIG_PM_RUNTIME set, the issue still exists as follows:
>>
>> 1 step: modprobe brcmfmac
>> 2 step: iwlist wlan1 scan         get scanning result successfully.
>> 3 step: wait a while, no any operation
>> 4 step: iwlist wlan1 scan         scanning timeout, can't get scanning result.
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Zhonghui
>>
>>> commit be138554a7923658ded799b0e8794d9c1d08a6e5
>>> Author: Russell King <rmk+kernel@....linux.org.uk>
>>> Date:   Fri Apr 25 12:55:56 2014 +0100
>>>
>>>     mmc: sdhci: allow sdio interrupts while sdhci runtime suspended
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Arend
>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Zhonghui
>>>>> Gr. AvS
>>>>>
>>>>> [1] http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-mmc/msg25978.html
>>>>>
>>>>> --8<----------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>
>>>>>      /*
>>>>>       * Enable runtime PM only if supported by host+card+board
>>>>>       */
>>>>>      if (host->caps & MMC_CAP_POWER_OFF_CARD) {
>>>>>          /*
>>>>>           * Let runtime PM core know our card is active
>>>>>           */
>>>>>          err = pm_runtime_set_active(&card->dev);
>>>>>          if (err)
>>>>>              goto remove;
>>>>>
>>>>>          /*
>>>>>           * Enable runtime PM for this card
>>>>>           */
>>>>>          pm_runtime_enable(&card->dev);
>>>>>      }
>>>>>
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Fu zhonghui <zhonghui.fu@...ux.intel.com>
>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>    drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmfmac/dhd_sdio.c |   18 ++++++++++++++++--
>>>>>>    .../net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmfmac/wl_cfg80211.c  |    3 ++-
>>>>>>    2 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmfmac/dhd_sdio.c b/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmfmac/dhd_sdio.c
>>>>>> index 13c89a0..729deab 100644
>>>>>> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmfmac/dhd_sdio.c
>>>>>> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmfmac/dhd_sdio.c
>>>>>> @@ -34,6 +34,7 @@
>>>>>>    #include <linux/vmalloc.h>
>>>>>>    #include <linux/platform_data/brcmfmac-sdio.h>
>>>>>>    #include <linux/moduleparam.h>
>>>>>> +#include <net/cfg80211.h>
>>>>>>    #include <asm/unaligned.h>
>>>>>>    #include <defs.h>
>>>>>>    #include <brcmu_wifi.h>
>>>>>> @@ -43,6 +44,10 @@
>>>>>>    #include "sdio_host.h"
>>>>>>    #include "chip.h"
>>>>>>    #include "nvram.h"
>>>>>> +#include "dhd.h"
>>>>>> +#include "fwil_types.h"
>>>>>> +#include "p2p.h"
>>>>>> +#include "wl_cfg80211.h"
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    #define DCMD_RESP_TIMEOUT  2000    /* In milli second */
>>>>>>
>>>>>> @@ -307,6 +312,7 @@ struct rte_console {
>>>>>>                         * when idle
>>>>>>                         */
>>>>>>    #define BRCMF_IDLE_INTERVAL    1
>>>>>> +#define BRCMF_IDLE_INTERVAL_SCANNING_CONNECTING    100
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    #define KSO_WAIT_US 50
>>>>>>    #define MAX_KSO_ATTEMPTS (PMU_MAX_TRANSITION_DLY/KSO_WAIT_US)
>>>>>> @@ -3613,9 +3619,9 @@ void brcmf_sdio_isr(struct brcmf_sdio *bus)
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    static bool brcmf_sdio_bus_watchdog(struct brcmf_sdio *bus)
>>>>>>    {
>>>>>> -#ifdef DEBUG
>>>>>>        struct brcmf_bus *bus_if = dev_get_drvdata(bus->sdiodev->dev);
>>>>>> -#endif    /* DEBUG */
>>>>>> +    struct brcmf_cfg80211_info *cfg = bus_if->drvr->config;
>>>>>> +    struct brcmf_if *ifp = cfg->pub->iflist[0];
>>>>>>
>>>>>>        brcmf_dbg(TIMER, "Enter\n");
>>>>>>
>>>>>> @@ -3678,6 +3684,14 @@ static bool brcmf_sdio_bus_watchdog(struct brcmf_sdio *bus)
>>>>>>
>>>>>>        /* On idle timeout clear activity flag and/or turn off clock */
>>>>>>        if ((bus->idletime > 0) && (bus->clkstate == CLK_AVAIL)) {
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> +        if (test_bit(BRCMF_SCAN_STATUS_BUSY, &cfg->scan_status) ||
>>>>>> +            test_bit(BRCMF_VIF_STATUS_CONNECTING, &ifp->vif->sme_state)) {
>>>>>> +            bus->idletime = BRCMF_IDLE_INTERVAL_SCANNING_CONNECTING;
>>>>>> +        } else {
>>>>>> +            bus->idletime = BRCMF_IDLE_INTERVAL;
>>>>>> +        }
>>>>>> +
>>>>>>            if (++bus->idlecount >= bus->idletime) {
>>>>>>                bus->idlecount = 0;
>>>>>>                if (bus->activity) {
>>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmfmac/wl_cfg80211.c b/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmfmac/wl_cfg80211.c
>>>>>> index be19852..e76517e 100644
>>>>>> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmfmac/wl_cfg80211.c
>>>>>> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmfmac/wl_cfg80211.c
>>>>>> @@ -913,6 +913,8 @@ brcmf_cfg80211_escan(struct wiphy *wiphy, struct brcmf_cfg80211_vif *vif,
>>>>>>            return -EAGAIN;
>>>>>>        }
>>>>>>
>>>>>> +    set_bit(BRCMF_SCAN_STATUS_BUSY, &cfg->scan_status);
>>>>>> +
>>>>>>        /* If scan req comes for p2p0, send it over primary I/F */
>>>>>>        if (vif == cfg->p2p.bss_idx[P2PAPI_BSSCFG_DEVICE].vif)
>>>>>>            vif = cfg->p2p.bss_idx[P2PAPI_BSSCFG_PRIMARY].vif;
>>>>>> @@ -933,7 +935,6 @@ brcmf_cfg80211_escan(struct wiphy *wiphy, struct brcmf_cfg80211_vif *vif,
>>>>>>        }
>>>>>>
>>>>>>        cfg->scan_request = request;
>>>>>> -    set_bit(BRCMF_SCAN_STATUS_BUSY, &cfg->scan_status);
>>>>>>        if (escan_req) {
>>>>>>            cfg->escan_info.run = brcmf_run_escan;
>>>>>>            err = brcmf_p2p_scan_prep(wiphy, request, vif);
>>>>>> -- 1.7.1
>>>>>>
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