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SubjectRe: [BUG] Bisected Problem with LSI PCI FC Adapter
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Andreas Noever <andreas.noever@gmail.com> writes:

> On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 2:47 PM, Dirk Gouders <dirk@gouders.net> wrote:
>> Andreas Noever <andreas.noever@gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>> On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 12:57 PM, Dirk Gouders <dirk@gouders.net> wrote:
>>>> On a Tyan VX50 (B4985) I ran into problems when updating the kernel: the
>>>> PCI FC Adapter is no longer recognized.
>>>
>>> Can you provide the output of lspci -vvv and the output of dmesg from
>>> a working boot? Which card is the one that is not recognized?
>>
>> Sure, the card that disappeared is:
>>
>> 0a:00.0 Fibre Channel: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic FC949ES Fibre Channel Adapter (rev 02)
>
> As far as I can tell the following is happening:
> The root bus resource window (advertised by the bios?) is to small:
> pci_bus 0000:00: root bus resource [bus 00-07]
> Previously we didn't really care. There is a resource conflict but we
> ignored it:
> pci_bus 0000:0a: busn_res: can not insert [bus 0a] under [bus 00-07]
> (conflicts with (null) [bus 00-07])
> With the patch we mark the bridge as broken and reassign the bus to 06:
> pci 0000:00:0e.0: bridge configuration invalid ([bus 0a-0a]), reconfiguring
> pci 0000:00:0e.0: PCI bridge to [bus 06-07]
> pci 0000:00:0e.0: bridge window [io 0x3000-0x3fff]
> pci 0000:00:0e.0: bridge window [mem 0xd4200000-0xd42fffff]
> pci_bus 0000:06: busn_res: [bus 06-07] end is updated to 06
>
> We still scan for children but nothing shows up ("PCI bridge to" is
> from pci_scan_child_bus -> pcibios_fixup_bus -> pci_read_bridge_base,
> after pci_scan_slot). I have no idea why the device does not respond.

Please excuse my ignorance but a naive question:

__pci_setup_bridge() outputs the same text (exept for an additional
string that is empty in this case) and I wonder how to say where it came
from.

Anyway, please let me know if it would help that I activate more verbose
messages with the working or problematic kernel. I will then risk to
annoy the users with one more short downtime.

Dirk


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