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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 08/30] PCI: Update pci_host_bridge bus resource
On 2015/4/8 6:42, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 03, 2015 at 05:25:42PM +0800, Yijing Wang wrote:
>> From: Yijing Wang <wangyijing0307@gmail.com>
>>
>> Sometimes, the bus resource start number is not equal to
>> root bus number. For example, in pci_scan_bus(), we always
>> add the default bus resource which start bus number is 0,
>> but the root bus number callers given may != 0, so
>> we need to update pci_host_bridge bus resource, because we
>> would check whether host bridge bus resoruce is confict
>> in later patch.
>
> It's true that pci_scan_bus() always inserts [bus 00-ff]. But I think
> that's completely bogus. The caller of pci_scan_bus() supplies a root bus
> number X. Any bus numbers below X are useless as far as this host bridge
> is concerned, and it's pointless to include them in the range inserted by
> pci_scan_bus().

Agree, I think it's better to use the [bus start - FF] instead of [00-FF].

>
> I think we'd be better off if we forced every pci_scan_bus() caller to
> supply a real non-overlapping bus number range. We probably can't do that
> easily because the arch knows the beginning bus number, but some don't know
> how to figure out the ending bus number.

It seems to have some problems in pci_scan_bus() if we have more than one pci host bridge
in a domain. Because we add the default busn_res[00-FF] to resource list in pci_scan_bus(),
and pass the resource list to pci_create_root_bus(). The pci root bus would
consume the bus range from the start to the 0xFF, and request it from the per-domain resource[00-FF].
So if we have another pci host bridge in this domain, and pass another start bus number, it would
fail when the root bus try to request bus resource from per-domain resource. Now only several archs
call pci_scan_bus(), I guess they didn't run the code in above case, so we didn't find
the bus report.

>
> Do we have a per-domain structure that tracks the bus numbers in use in the
> domain? It seems like if we had one, we could use that to approximate the
> end. For example, if the arch scans three root buses, at bus 00, bus 40,
> and bus 80, we could start with the first one at [bus 00-ff], and when we
> scan the one at bus 40, we could either report a conflict (if the bus 00
> tree included a bus 40) or reduce the first range to [bus 00-3f].

Per-domain resource pci_domain_busn_res is what we are looking for.
For simplicity, we could report a conflict and fail when we find a conflict bus
resource in system.


>> resource_list_for_each_entry(window, resources)
>> - if (window->res->flags & IORESOURCE_BUS)
>> + if (window->res->flags & IORESOURCE_BUS) {
>> + if (bus > window->res->start)
>> + window->res->start = bus;
>
> I see what you're trying to do here, but I think this is the wrong place to
> do it. I'd rather figure out a way to insert something other than
> busn_resource in pci_scan_bus(). That probably means we need to
> dynamically allocate a new busn_res struct.

Allocate a new busn_res maybe unnecessary, the bus resource we added to resource list
and passed to pci_create_root_bus() will never be used again after we call
pci_bus_insert_busn_res(), we may could consider to use local busn_res in pci_scan_bus().

Thanks!
Yijing.

>
>> return;
>> + }
>>
>> pr_info(
>> "No busn resource found for pci%04x:%02x, will use [bus %02x-ff]\n",
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>


--
Thanks!
Yijing



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