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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 6/7] scsi: libsas: reset the phy address if discover failed
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On 2019/1/31 1:36, John Garry wrote:
> On 30/01/2019 08:24, Jason Yan wrote:
>> When we failed to discover the device, the phy address is still kept
>> in ex_phy. So when the next time we revalidate this phy the
>> address and device type is the same, it will be considered as flutter
>> and will not be discovered again. So the device will not be brought up.
>>
>> Fix this by reset the phy address to the initial value. Then
>> in the next revalidation the device will be discovered agian.
>
> Why fail to discover the device? I wonder in which scenario you have
> seen this, such that it is worth rediscovery.
>

The test guys have seen this for several times, especially after LLDD
changed the logic of lldd_dev_found and may return error now.


>>
>> Tested-by: Chen Liangfei <chenliangfei1@huawei.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Jason Yan <yanaijie@huawei.com>
>> CC: Xiaofei Tan <tanxiaofei@huawei.com>
>> CC: John Garry <john.garry@huawei.com>
>> CC: Johannes Thumshirn <jthumshirn@suse.de>
>> CC: Ewan Milne <emilne@redhat.com>
>> CC: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
>> CC: Tomas Henzl <thenzl@redhat.com>
>> CC: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
>> CC: Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.com>
>> ---
>> drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c | 7 +++++++
>> 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c
>> b/drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c
>> index 6e56ebdc2148..e781941a7088 100644
>> --- a/drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c
>> +++ b/drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c
>> @@ -1100,6 +1100,13 @@ static int sas_ex_discover_dev(struct
>> domain_device *dev, int phy_id)
>> i, SAS_ADDR(ex->ex_phy[i].attached_sas_addr));
>> }
>> }
>> + } else {
>> + /* if we failed to discover this device, we have to
>> + * reset the expander phy attached address so that we
>> + * will not treat the phy as flutter in the next
>> + * revalidation
>> + */
>> + memset(ex_phy->attached_sas_addr, 0, SAS_ADDR_SIZE);
>> }
>>
>> return res;
>>
>
>
>
> .
>

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