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SubjectRe: SATA link power management issues
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On Tuesday 21 April 2015 16:56:08 Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hello,
>
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 10:29:38PM +0200, Gabriele Mazzotta wrote:
> > Doing some quick tests I found that in some cases it takes 5 or 6
> > seconds for the first interrupt to arrive, so I'd have to use a quite
> > long interval to completely prevent errors.
>
> Hmm...
>
> > I am wondering if it would be better using my original solution
> > (i.e. ignore first event), but make it device specific given that it
> > might make no sense on other systems and seems to be more reliable than
> > the time-based one.
>
> I'm not sure. What if the extra PHY event isn't that reliable. It'd
> be pretty confusing if it ends up ignoring a legitimate PHY event
> after, say, two hours, so one way or the other, we'd need to cap how
> long we're gonna be ignoring the event. Ignore the first PHY event
> for 10s after LPM state change?

I haven't considered that possibility. Something like the following then?

---
drivers/ata/libahci.c | 9 ++++++++-
drivers/ata/libata-eh.c | 3 +++
include/linux/libata.h | 3 +++
3 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/ata/libahci.c b/drivers/ata/libahci.c
index 61a9c07..452c8f9 100644
--- a/drivers/ata/libahci.c
+++ b/drivers/ata/libahci.c
@@ -1700,6 +1700,8 @@ static void ahci_handle_port_interrupt(struct ata_port *ap,
struct ahci_port_priv *pp = ap->private_data;
struct ahci_host_priv *hpriv = ap->host->private_data;
int resetting = !!(ap->pflags & ATA_PFLAG_RESETTING);
+ unsigned long lpm_timeout = ap->link.last_lpm_change + 10 * HZ;
+ int ignore_event = 0;
u32 qc_active = 0;
int rc;

@@ -1707,8 +1709,13 @@ static void ahci_handle_port_interrupt(struct ata_port *ap,
if (unlikely(resetting))
status &= ~PORT_IRQ_BAD_PMP;

+ if (time_before(jiffies, lpm_timeout) &&
+ (ap->link.flags & ATA_LFLAG_CHANGED))
+ ignore_event = 1;
+
/* if LPM is enabled, PHYRDY doesn't mean anything */
- if (ap->link.lpm_policy > ATA_LPM_MAX_POWER) {
+ if (ap->link.lpm_policy > ATA_LPM_MAX_POWER || ignore_event) {
+ ap->link.flags &= ~ATA_LFLAG_CHANGED;
status &= ~PORT_IRQ_PHYRDY;
ahci_scr_write(&ap->link, SCR_ERROR, SERR_PHYRDY_CHG);
}
diff --git a/drivers/ata/libata-eh.c b/drivers/ata/libata-eh.c
index 07f41be..cf0022e 100644
--- a/drivers/ata/libata-eh.c
+++ b/drivers/ata/libata-eh.c
@@ -3597,6 +3597,9 @@ static int ata_eh_set_lpm(struct ata_link *link, enum ata_lpm_policy policy,
}
}

+ link->last_lpm_change = jiffies;
+ link->flags |= ATA_LFLAG_CHANGED;
+
return 0;

fail:
diff --git a/include/linux/libata.h b/include/linux/libata.h
index 8dad4a3..c30c7aa 100644
--- a/include/linux/libata.h
+++ b/include/linux/libata.h
@@ -205,6 +205,7 @@ enum {
ATA_LFLAG_SW_ACTIVITY = (1 << 7), /* keep activity stats */
ATA_LFLAG_NO_LPM = (1 << 8), /* disable LPM on this link */
ATA_LFLAG_RST_ONCE = (1 << 9), /* limit recovery to one reset */
+ ATA_LFLAG_CHANGED = (1 << 10), /* LPM state changed on this link */

/* struct ata_port flags */
ATA_FLAG_SLAVE_POSS = (1 << 0), /* host supports slave dev */
@@ -788,6 +789,8 @@ struct ata_link {
struct ata_eh_context eh_context;

struct ata_device device[ATA_MAX_DEVICES];
+
+ unsigned long last_lpm_change;
};
#define ATA_LINK_CLEAR_BEGIN offsetof(struct ata_link, active_tag)
#define ATA_LINK_CLEAR_END offsetof(struct ata_link, device[0])


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