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SubjectRe: [bisected] 2.6.31 regression sis5513 PIO Mode 0 hang
On Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 08:58:48PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: David Fries <david@fries.net>
> Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2009 21:55:50 -0500
>
> > First, if I'm going to do much debugging, how would I force the
> > ethernet device to come up first so I have netconsole?
> >
> > How is the problem patch,
> > + ide_port_for_each_dev(i, drive, hwif) {
> > + if (port_ops && port_ops->set_pio_mode)
> > + port_ops->set_pio_mode(drive, 0);
> > + }
> >
> > Different from using hdparm to set the mode? I do this,
> > hdparm -p 0 /dev/hda
> > hdparm -X pio0 /dev/hda
> > and the benchmarks give me about what I would expect 7MB/s instead of
> > the normal 40MB/s.
> >
> > Then I can re-enable with,
> > hdparm -p 4 /dev/hda
> > hdparm -X udma5 /dev/hda
> > hdparm -d 1 /dev/hda
> > hda: UDMA/100 mode selected
> > and the drive is back up to speed, and obviously the kernel didn't
> > freeze. Should there be anything different between what the patch
> > tried, and and hdparm's doing, other than kernel initiated and start
> > and a user program later on?
>
> >From your original hang trace I can only guess that the problematic
> sequence is putting your CDROM into PIO0, then putting it into
> PIO4, and then immediately reading the TOC.

You are correct, it is in ide_cd_read_toc, down in the ide_transfer_pc
and output_data calls, but it isn't time dependent. I put a five
second sleep at the start of ide_cd_read_toc, so I don't think it is a
race condition.

> This is what the ide-cd.c code does right about where you get the
> hang.
>
> Debugging this further is really totally pointless for a subsystem
> that should be in deep maintainence mode, so I'm just going to
> revert.

Works for me, thanks.

> Thanks.


Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.20
ide_cd_read_toc: enter
cdrom_check_status: enter
ide_cd_queue_pc
ide_cd_do_request
ide_cd_do_request: dev hdc: type=a, flags=108a440
sector 18446744073709551615, nr/cnr 0/0
cdrom_do_block_pc: rq->cmd[0]: 0x0, rq->cmd_type: 0xa
cdrom_do_block_pc: leave
calling ide_prep_sense
ide_prep_sense returned
calling ide_issue_pc
calling ide_dma_prepare if 0
ide_dma_prepare returned
calling ide_init_packet_cmd
ide_init_packet_cmd returned
calling do_rw_taskfile
do_rw_taskfile returned
calling ide_execute_command
ide_execute_command returned
calling ide_transfer_pc
calling hwif->tp_ops->output_data

--
David Fries <david@fries.net>
http://fries.net/~david/ (PGP encryption key available)


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