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SubjectRe: [PATCH] PCI: DPC: Clear AER status bits before disabling port containment
On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 06:44:22PM -0400, Sinan Kaya wrote:
> On 5/16/2018 5:33 PM, Alexandru Gagniuc wrote:
> > AER status bits are sticky, and they survive system resets. Downstream
> > devices are usually taken care of after re-enumerating the downstream
> > busses, as the AER bits are cleared during probe().
> >
> > However, nothing clears the bits of the port which contained the
> > error. These sticky bits may leave some BIOSes to think that something
> > bad happened, and print ominous messages on next boot. To prevent this,
> > tidy up the AER status bits before releasing containment.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Alexandru Gagniuc <mr.nuke.me@gmail.com>
> > ---
> > drivers/pci/pcie/dpc.c | 4 ++++
> > 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/pci/pcie/dpc.c b/drivers/pci/pcie/dpc.c
> > index 8c57d607e603..bf82d6936556 100644
> > --- a/drivers/pci/pcie/dpc.c
> > +++ b/drivers/pci/pcie/dpc.c
> > @@ -112,6 +112,10 @@ static void dpc_work(struct work_struct *work)
> > dpc->rp_pio_status = 0;
> > }
> >
> > + /* DPC event made a mess of our AER status bits. Clean them up. */
> > + pci_cleanup_aer_error_status_regs(pdev);
> > + /* TODO: Should we also use aer_print_error to log the event? */
> > +
> > pci_write_config_word(pdev, cap + PCI_EXP_DPC_STATUS,
> > PCI_EXP_DPC_STATUS_TRIGGER | PCI_EXP_DPC_STATUS_INTERRUPT);
> >
> >
>
> I think Keith has a patch to fix this. It was under review at some point.

Right, I do intend to following up on this, but I've had some trouble
finding time the last few weeks. Sorry about that, things will clear up
for me shortly.

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