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SubjectRe: Fwd: Re: [PATCH 2/2] ARM: mvebu: dts: Add dts file for DLink DNS-327L
Hi Andrew,

On 13/04/2015 16:32, Andrew wrote:
> Gregory CLEMENT писал 13.04.2015 17:16:
>> Hi Andrew(s),
>>
>> On 12/04/2015 21:47, Andrew Lunn wrote:
>>> On Sun, Apr 12, 2015 at 06:41:31PM +0300, Andrew wrote:
>>>> Andrew Lunn ?????????? 12.04.2015 17:58:
>>>>>> Okay, got it.
>>>>>> I'll file a bug about this issue to the the bugzilla. However
>>>>>> something
>>>>>> tells me it might not be cpuidle, but D-link. This one's sounds
>>>>>> nasty
>>>>>> and it has been around since 3.16.x. How could it go unnoticed?
>>>>>> Unfortunately I have no other armada-370 hardware to test it.
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi Andrew
>>>>>
>>>>> A few of us here do have hardware to test with. Please give a
>>>>> detailed
>>>>> description of how you reproduce the issue, and your kernel
>>>>> configuration, if different from mvebu_v7_defconfig, or
>>>>> multi_v7_defconfig.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks
>>>>> Andrew
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> arch/arm/configs/mvebu_v7_defconfig has
>>>> CONFIG_ARM_MVEBU_V7_CPUIDLE=y,
>>>> so it should be sufficient to reproduce the issue. I first
>>>> encountered
>>>> this issue using that very config and observed it on 2 DNS-327L boxes
>>>> I
>>>> own.
>>>>
>>>> All I have to do to trigger the bug - enable cpuidle driver and let
>>>> the box
>>>> sit for some 4-12 hours, till it hard-freezes. If wdt is enabled -
>>>> wdt reboot
>>>> will happen.
>>>
>>> That simple! Well i've got a 370RD which has been sat mostly idle for
>>> weeks, using the mvebu_v7_defconfig, with a few addition things turned
>>> on for testing the Ethernet switch on the board. I've not had that
>>> lockup.
>>>
>>> One thing you can try to narrow it down is the disable the second idle
>>> mode. Take a look at armada370_idle_driver. Keep the
>>> ARM_CPUIDLE_WFI_STATE but disable the "Deep Idle" state.
>>
>> Actually you don't have to modify the kernel you can setup the CPU idle
>> level
>> you want at runtime:
>>
>> echo 1 > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpuidle/state1/disable
>>
>> will disable the state1. By doing this on Armada 370 then you
>> will only use the WFI state.
>>
>> Do you still have this issue on v4.0-rc7?
>
> Yep, I can confirm having this issue on 4.0-rc7. I will only be able to
> test if
> disabling state1 fixes it the next weekend.

Did you manage to do some test this week-end?

Thanks,

Gregory


>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Gregory
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Andrew
>>>
>


--
Gregory Clement, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.
http://free-electrons.com


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