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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Make e100 suspend handler support PCI cards lacking PM capability
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On Saturday 13 June 2009, Andreas Mohr wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> after having added non-MII PHY card support to e100, I noticed that
> the suspend handler rejects power-management non-capable PCI cards,

Well, that means we have a bug somewhere in the PCI PM core.

> causing a S2R request to immediately get back up to the desktop,
> losing network access in the process (rtnl mutex deadlock).

That's bad.

>
> ChangeLog:
> Support PCI cards which are lacking power management capability
> in the e100 suspend handler.
>
>
> Frankly I was unsure how to best add this to the driver in a clean way.
> Usually drivers use pci_set_power_state(..., pci_choose_state(...))
> in order to avoid the rejection of an open-coded
> pci_set_power_state(..., PCI_D3hot) in case of a non-PM card,
> however pci_choose_state() depends on the _pm-internal_ pm_message_t type,
> which was doable in .suspend directly but not at the other e100
> driver locations where it was used.
>
> Next attempt was to extend __e100_power_off() with a pci_power_t parameter,
> however since __e100_power_off() is called by two locations,
> that meant that I'd have to use pci_choose_state() at _both_ call sites.
>
> Thus I simply resorted to do a brute-force yet most simple
> pci_find_capability() check in the __e100_power_off() function.
>
>
> Tested on 2.6.30-rc8 and suspending/resuming fine, checkpatch.pl:ed.
> Patch against 2.6.30-rc8 with my original non-MII support patch applied.
> (should apply fine in any case, I'd think).
> Intended for testing in -mmotm or so.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Signed-off-by: Andreas Mohr <andi@lisas.de>
>
>
> --- linux-2.6.30-rc8.e100/drivers/net/e100.c.my_patch_orig 2009-06-13 18:47:53.000000000 +0200
> +++ linux-2.6.30-rc8.e100/drivers/net/e100.c 2009-06-13 20:27:46.000000000 +0200
> @@ -2897,6 +2897,13 @@ static void __e100_shutdown(struct pci_d
>
> static int __e100_power_off(struct pci_dev *pdev, bool wake)
> {
> + /* some older devices don't support PCI PM
> + * (e.g. mac_82557_D100_B combo card with 80c24 PHY)
> + * - skip those! (they most likely won't support WoL either)
> + */
> + if (!pci_find_capability(pdev, PCI_CAP_ID_PM))
> + return 0;

Devices without PCI_CAP_ID_PM may still be power-manageable by ACPI, so
returning 0 at this point is not a general solution.

> +
> if (wake) {
> return pci_prepare_to_sleep(pdev);

pci_prepare_to_sleep() is supposed to return 0 for your device. I'll have a
look at it.

Best,
Rafael


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