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SubjectRe: 2.6.32 seemed to have broken nVidia MCP7A sata controller
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00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Host Bridge
[10de:0a80] (rev b1)
00:00.1 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Memory Controller
[10de:0a88] (rev b1)
00:03.0 ISA bridge [0601]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 LPC Bridge
[10de:0aac] (rev b2)
00:03.1 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Memory Controller
[10de:0aa4] (rev b1)
00:03.2 SMBus [0c05]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 SMBus [10de:0aa2] (rev b1)
00:03.3 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Memory Controller
[10de:0a89] (rev b1)
00:03.4 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation Device [10de:0a98] (rev b1)
00:03.5 Co-processor [0b40]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Co-processor
[10de:0aa3] (rev b1)
00:04.0 USB Controller [0c03]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 OHCI USB 1.1
Controller [10de:0aa5] (rev b1)
00:04.1 USB Controller [0c03]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 EHCI USB 2.0
Controller [10de:0aa6] (rev b1)
00:06.0 USB Controller [0c03]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 OHCI USB 1.1
Controller [10de:0aa7] (rev b1)
00:06.1 USB Controller [0c03]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 EHCI USB 2.0
Controller [10de:0aa9] (rev b1)
00:08.0 Audio device [0403]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 High Definition
Audio [10de:0ac0] (rev b1)
00:09.0 PCI bridge [0604]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 PCI Bridge
[10de:0aab] (rev b1)
00:0a.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Ethernet
[10de:0ab0] (rev b1)
00:0b.0 SATA controller [0106]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 AHCI
Controller [10de:0ab8] (rev b1)
00:0c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 PCI Express Bridge
[10de:0ac4] (rev b1)
00:10.0 PCI bridge [0604]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 PCI Express Bridge
[10de:0aa0] (rev b1)
00:15.0 PCI bridge [0604]: nVidia Corporation MCP79 PCI Express Bridge
[10de:0ac6] (rev b1)
03:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation C79
[GeForce 9300 / nForce 730i] [10de:086c] (rev b1)


Thanks!

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 4:36 PM, Robert Hancock <hancockrwd@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 5:48 PM, Mike Cui <cuicui@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I finally got a chance to try this on an x58 motherboard. It works
>> fine. It looks like the nvidia controller is the problem. Or maybe
>> it's just my motherboard.
>
> I'll try and cook up a patch to disable AA on this chipset. Can you
> post the output of "lspci -nn" ?
>
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> On Sun, Dec 27, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Robert Hancock <hancockrwd@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 4:37 PM, Mike Cui <cuicui@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Thanks, changing that one line fixed it. I can try to find an intel
>>>> motherboard sometime next week to see if it's the drive or the
>>>> controller.
>>>
>>> Hi Mike, did you ever get a chance to try this test?
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 10:35 AM, Robert Hancock <hancockrwd@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> On 12/19/2009 01:29 AM, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 12/19/2009 01:13 AM, Mike Cui wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I have an nVidia MCP7A AHCI controller. I upgraded to 2.6.32.2 and my
>>>>>>> system deterministically freezes trying to mount file systems. Once in
>>>>>>> a while it will come back and finish booting after freezing for 1
>>>>>>> minute or 2. dmesg indicates that there were NCQ errors, but 2.6.31
>>>>>>> anb before has always worked flawlessly for me. What changed in
>>>>>>> 2.6.32? I will be more than happy to help track down this issue.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ata1.00: exception Emask 0x0 SAct 0x1 SErr 0x0 action 0x6 frozen
>>>>>>> ata1.00: cmd 61/08:00:4f:ad:03/00:00:00:00:00/40 tag 0 ncq 4096 out
>>>>>>> res 40/00:00:00:00:00/00:00:00:00:00/00 Emask 0x4 (timeout)
>>>>>>> ata1: hard resetting link
>>>>>>> ata1: SATA link up 3.0 Gbps (SStatus 123 SControl 300)
>>>>>>> ata1.00: configured for UDMA/133
>>>>>>> ata1.00: device reported invalid CHS sector 0
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Looks like things are timing out, and then go downhill from there. This
>>>>>> explanation of timeout gives some hints on possible causes:
>>>>>> http://ata.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Libata_error_messages#Error_classes
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The ideal would be if you could bisect between 2.6.31 and 2.6.32, to see
>>>>>> if it's a software change that is the cause.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Looking at drivers/ata/ahci.c history, the only thing that -might- cause
>>>>>> problems is 388539f3ff0cf1de926b03f94e1eec112358f74d ('git show $commit'
>>>>>> for full commit info and diff).
>>>>>
>>>>> I suspect that as well (it's the commit that adds FPDMA auto-activate on DMA
>>>>> setup FIS support). Your drive indicates it's supported but it's possible
>>>>> it's broken on that drive or the controller. If the drive doesn't set the
>>>>> activate bit in the DMA setup FIS properly or the controller doesn't respect
>>>>> it, then FPDMA requests will stall.
>>>>>
>>>>> Mike, can you try and revert that patch, or else just change this line in
>>>>> drivers/ata/ahci.c:
>>>>>
>>>>>                pi.flags |= ATA_FLAG_NCQ | ATA_FLAG_FPDMA_AA;
>>>>>
>>>>> to
>>>>>
>>>>>                pi.flags |= ATA_FLAG_NCQ;
>>>>>
>>>>> and rebuild and see if it works better?
>>>>>
>>>>> I tend to suspect the controller is the problem (I've got WD drives that
>>>>> work fine with AA on Intel AHCI, though it could be model-specific). I guess
>>>>> the only way to verify for sure which one it is would be if someone else had
>>>>> that particular drive model on a different AHCI controller and could verify
>>>>> if it worked with 2.6.32+ or not.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
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