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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/8] PCI: Improvements for native PCIe hotplug
On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 09:35:40PM +0300, Mika Westerberg wrote:
> Currently when plugging PCIe device using native PCIe hotplug Linux PCI
> core tries to allocate bus space and resources so that the newly enumerated
> topology barely fits there. Now, if the PCIe topology that was just plugged
> in has more PCIe hotplug ports we will run out of bus space and resources
> pretty quickly. There is a workaround for this by passing pci=hpbussize=N
> in the kernel command line but it runs to the same situation after next
> hotplug.
>
> A good example where this is a problem is Thunderbolt where each
> Thunderbolt device includes PCIe switch and the topology can be extended up
> to 6 chained devices.
>
> Future platforms will move from BIOS assisted (ACPI) hotplug from native
> PCIe hotplug because then it is possible to power down PCIe hotplug ports
> without confusing the SMI handler which is not necessary when native PCIe
> hotplug is used. Also Apple Macs have been using native PCIe hotplug from
> the beginning. Windows already knows how to handle these complex PCIe
> topologies and we will reuse the same knowledge in Linux with this patch
> series.
>
> The idea is to distribute available bus space and resources to hotplug PCIe
> downstream ports so that the PCIe chain can be extended from those points.
> The initial available space is configured by the BIOS to the root port in
> question.
>
> This series first teaches the Linux PCI core to distribute available bus
> space and resources if PCIe hotplug is used. Then following are fixes for
> issues found while testing.
>
> With this series applied I can connect the maximum length Thunderbolt PCIe
> chain (6 devices) to a Macbook Pro as can be seen from the 'lspci -t'
> output below:
>
> -[0000:00]-+-00.0
> +-02.0
> +-14.0
> +-16.0
> +-19.0
> +-1c.0-[01]----00.0
> +-1c.4-[03-78]----00.0-[04-78]--+-00.0-[05]----00.0
> | +-01.0-[07-3f]----00.0-[08-3f]--+-01.0-[09]----00.0
> | | \-04.0-[0a-3f]----00.0-[0b-3f]--+-01.0-[0c]----00.0
> | | \-04.0-[0d-3f]----00.0-[0e-3f]--+-01.0-[0f]--
> | | \-04.0-[10-3f]----00.0-[11-3f]--+-01.0-[12]----00.0
> | | \-04.0-[13-3f]----00.0-[14-3f]--+-01.0-[15]----00.0
> | | \-04.0-[16-3f]----00.0-[17-3f]----00.0-[18-3f]----00.0
> | +-02.0-[06]----00.0
> | \-04.0-[40-78]--
> +-1d.0-[79-ee]----00.0-[7a-ee]--+-00.0-[7b]----00.0
> | +-01.0-[7d-b5]--
> | +-02.0-[7c]----00.0
> | \-04.0-[b6-ee]--
> +-1d.3-[02]----00.0
> +-1e.0
> +-1e.1
> +-1e.3
> +-1f.0
> +-1f.2
> +-1f.3
> \-1f.4
>
> The previous version (v1) of the patch series can be found here:
>
> https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-pci/msg64841.html
>
> Changes from v1:
>
> * Rebase on top of Andy's for_each_pci_bridge() patch
> * Move pci_hp_add_bridge() to drivers/pci/probe.c
> * Split open-coding of the two pass scan loop into a separate patch
> * Drop [PATCH 2/7] PCI: Introduce pcie_upstream_port()
> * Keep pci_scan_bridge_extend() and pci_scan_child_bus_extend() internal
> to drivers/pci/probe.c
> * Add another separate loop to count number of hotplug and normal bridges
> * Reword comment about two scans
> * Generalize patches 4 and 5 so that they could work also on conventional
> PCI by dropping tests for PCIe.
>
> Mika Westerberg (8):
> PCI: Move pci_hp_add_bridge() to drivers/pci/probe.c
> PCI: Open-code the two pass loop when scanning bridges
> PCI: Do not allocate more buses than available in parent
> PCI: Distribute available buses to hotplug capable bridges
> PCI: Distribute available resources to hotplug capable bridges
> PCI: pciehp: Fix race condition handling surprise link down
> PCI: pciehp: Do not clear Presence Detect Changed during initialization
> PCI: pciehp: Check that the device is really present before touching it
>
> drivers/pci/Makefile | 3 -
> drivers/pci/hotplug-pci.c | 29 ------
> drivers/pci/hotplug/pciehp_ctrl.c | 7 +-
> drivers/pci/hotplug/pciehp_hpc.c | 13 ++-
> drivers/pci/hotplug/pciehp_pci.c | 18 +++-
> drivers/pci/probe.c | 188 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
> drivers/pci/setup-bus.c | 177 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 7 files changed, 379 insertions(+), 56 deletions(-)
> delete mode 100644 drivers/pci/hotplug-pci.c

Looks very nice!

I applied all but the last patch ("Check that the device is really
present") on pci/hotplug for v4.15, thanks!

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