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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] bus: mvebu-mbus: Avoid setting an undefined window size
On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 08:53:46AM +0200, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> Dear Jason Gunthorpe,
>
> On Wed, 9 Apr 2014 10:20:40 -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
>
> > > OK I just got it by adding two printk() in pci-mvebu.c. Both functions
> > > mvebu_pcie_handle_iobase_change() and mvebu_pcie_handle_membase_change()
> > > do pass a size which is in fact a mask (size - 1) and not the real size.
> > > So the mbus is fed with an incorrect size which is off by one :
> >
> > Yes, that is right. I tested my patch here and didn't see any problem,
> > but I realize now that the mbus code is bailing early due to this:
> >
> > kernel: mvebu_mbus: cannot add window '4:e8', conflicts with another window
> >
> > Which I've never got around to fixing.. (whole other story there)
> >
> > Your patch looks fine, and it obviously needs to be sequenced before
> > mine. (Thomas/Jason C: how do you want to do this?)
>
> What I can propose is that I accumulate in a branch all the patches
> needed to solve the various PCIe/Mbus problems we've identified:
>
> * Your patch adding warnings to the mvebu-mbus driver
> * Willy's patch fixing the off-by-one on the size
> * Neil's patch fixing the MSI teardown function
> * My two patches fixing the rest of the MSI logic
> * And patches to come for the link problem, and the cutting of
> non-power-of-two BARs into power-of-two windows
>
> This way, everybody will be able to test than in his specific
> hardware situations, the patches are solving all the problems. Then I
> can take care of formally submitting those patches to the relevant
> maintainers, of course keeping the authorship as appropriate.
>
> How does that sound?

Great! Please do.

thx,

Jason.


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