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Date:   Mon, 29 Apr 2019 13:10:52 +0200
From:   Marcel Holtmann <marcel@...tmann.org>
To:     João Paulo Rechi Vita <jprvita@...il.com>
Cc:     Johan Hedberg <johan.hedberg@...il.com>,
        Balakrishna Godavarthi <bgodavar@...eaurora.org>,
        ytkim@....qualcomm.com, "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        linux-bluetooth@...r.kernel.org,
        Networking <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        open list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, linux@...lessm.com,
        João Paulo Rechi Vita <jprvita@...lessm.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] Bluetooth: Ignore CC events not matching the last HCI
 command

Hi Joao Paulo,

> This commit makes the kernel not send the next queued HCI command until
> a command complete arrives for the last HCI command sent to the
> controller. This change avoids a problem with some buggy controllers
> (seen on two SKUs of QCA9377) that send an extra command complete event
> for the previous command after the kernel had already sent a new HCI
> command to the controller.
> 
> The problem was reproduced when starting an active scanning procedure,
> where an extra command complete event arrives for the LE_SET_RANDOM_ADDR
> command. When this happends the kernel ends up not processing the
> command complete for the following commmand, LE_SET_SCAN_PARAM, and
> ultimately behaving as if a passive scanning procedure was being
> performed, when in fact controller is performing an active scanning
> procedure. This makes it impossible to discover BLE devices as no device
> found events are sent to userspace.
> 
> This problem is reproducible on 100% of the attempts on the affected
> controllers. The extra command complete event can be seen at timestamp
> 27.420131 on the btmon logs bellow.
> 
> Bluetooth monitor ver 5.50
> = Note: Linux version 5.0.0+ (x86_64)                                  0.352340
> = Note: Bluetooth subsystem version 2.22                               0.352343
> = New Index: 80:C5:F2:8F:87:84 (Primary,USB,hci0)               [hci0] 0.352344
> = Open Index: 80:C5:F2:8F:87:84                                 [hci0] 0.352345
> = Index Info: 80:C5:F2:8F:87:84 (Qualcomm)                      [hci0] 0.352346
> @ MGMT Open: bluetoothd (privileged) version 1.14             {0x0001} 0.352347
> @ MGMT Open: btmon (privileged) version 1.14                  {0x0002} 0.352366
> @ MGMT Open: btmgmt (privileged) version 1.14                {0x0003} 27.302164
> @ MGMT Command: Start Discovery (0x0023) plen 1       {0x0003} [hci0] 27.302310
>        Address type: 0x06
>          LE Public
>          LE Random
> < HCI Command: LE Set Random Address (0x08|0x0005) plen 6   #1 [hci0] 27.302496
>        Address: 15:60:F2:91:B2:24 (Non-Resolvable)
>> HCI Event: Command Complete (0x0e) plen 4                 #2 [hci0] 27.419117
>      LE Set Random Address (0x08|0x0005) ncmd 1
>        Status: Success (0x00)
> < HCI Command: LE Set Scan Parameters (0x08|0x000b) plen 7  #3 [hci0] 27.419244
>        Type: Active (0x01)
>        Interval: 11.250 msec (0x0012)
>        Window: 11.250 msec (0x0012)
>        Own address type: Random (0x01)
>        Filter policy: Accept all advertisement (0x00)
>> HCI Event: Command Complete (0x0e) plen 4                 #4 [hci0] 27.420131
>      LE Set Random Address (0x08|0x0005) ncmd 1
>        Status: Success (0x00)
> < HCI Command: LE Set Scan Enable (0x08|0x000c) plen 2      #5 [hci0] 27.420259
>        Scanning: Enabled (0x01)
>        Filter duplicates: Enabled (0x01)
>> HCI Event: Command Complete (0x0e) plen 4                 #6 [hci0] 27.420969
>      LE Set Scan Parameters (0x08|0x000b) ncmd 1
>        Status: Success (0x00)
>> HCI Event: Command Complete (0x0e) plen 4                 #7 [hci0] 27.421983
>      LE Set Scan Enable (0x08|0x000c) ncmd 1
>        Status: Success (0x00)
> @ MGMT Event: Command Complete (0x0001) plen 4        {0x0003} [hci0] 27.422059
>      Start Discovery (0x0023) plen 1
>        Status: Success (0x00)
>        Address type: 0x06
>          LE Public
>          LE Random
> @ MGMT Event: Discovering (0x0013) plen 2             {0x0003} [hci0] 27.422067
>        Address type: 0x06
>          LE Public
>          LE Random
>        Discovery: Enabled (0x01)
> @ MGMT Event: Discovering (0x0013) plen 2             {0x0002} [hci0] 27.422067
>        Address type: 0x06
>          LE Public
>          LE Random
>        Discovery: Enabled (0x01)
> @ MGMT Event: Discovering (0x0013) plen 2             {0x0001} [hci0] 27.422067
>        Address type: 0x06
>          LE Public
>          LE Random
>        Discovery: Enabled (0x01)
> 
> Signed-off-by: João Paulo Rechi Vita <jprvita@...lessm.com>
> ---
> include/net/bluetooth/hci.h |  1 +
> net/bluetooth/hci_core.c    |  5 +++++
> net/bluetooth/hci_event.c   | 12 ++++++++++++
> net/bluetooth/hci_request.c |  4 ----
> net/bluetooth/hci_request.h |  4 ++++
> 5 files changed, 22 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/net/bluetooth/hci.h b/include/net/bluetooth/hci.h
> index fbba43e9bef5..9a5330eed794 100644
> --- a/include/net/bluetooth/hci.h
> +++ b/include/net/bluetooth/hci.h
> @@ -282,6 +282,7 @@ enum {
> 	HCI_FORCE_BREDR_SMP,
> 	HCI_FORCE_STATIC_ADDR,
> 	HCI_LL_RPA_RESOLUTION,
> +	HCI_CMD_PENDING,
> 
> 	__HCI_NUM_FLAGS,
> };
> diff --git a/net/bluetooth/hci_core.c b/net/bluetooth/hci_core.c
> index d6b2540ba7f8..d654476c8d62 100644
> --- a/net/bluetooth/hci_core.c
> +++ b/net/bluetooth/hci_core.c
> @@ -4383,6 +4383,9 @@ void hci_req_cmd_complete(struct hci_dev *hdev, u16 opcode, u8 status,
> 		return;
> 	}
> 
> +	/* If we reach this point this event matches the last command sent */
> +	hci_dev_clear_flag(hdev, HCI_CMD_PENDING);
> +
> 	/* If the command succeeded and there's still more commands in
> 	 * this request the request is not yet complete.
> 	 */
> @@ -4493,6 +4496,8 @@ static void hci_cmd_work(struct work_struct *work)
> 
> 		hdev->sent_cmd = skb_clone(skb, GFP_KERNEL);
> 		if (hdev->sent_cmd) {
> +			if (hdev->req_status == HCI_REQ_PEND)
> +				hci_dev_set_flag(hdev, HCI_CMD_PENDING);

I think it is better to replace this with hci_req_status_pend(hdev) instead of trying to export HCI_REQ_* constants.

Regards

Marcel

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