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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.4 026/143] usb: hub: delay hub autosuspend if USB3 port is still link training
On 18.2.2019 17.39, Alan Stern wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Feb 2019, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>> 4.4-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>> ------------------
>> [ Upstream commit e86108940e541febf35813402ff29fa6f4a9ac0b ]
>> When initializing a hub we want to give a USB3 port in link training
>> the same debounce delay time before autosuspening the hub as already
>> trained, connected enabled ports.
>> USB3 ports won't reach the enabled state with "current connect status" and
>> "connect status change" bits set until the USB3 link training finishes.
>> Catching the port in link training (polling) and adding the debounce delay
>> prevents unnecessary failed attempts to autosuspend the hub.
>> Signed-off-by: Mathias Nyman <>
>> Acked-by: Alan Stern <>
>> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
>> Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>
> We should be careful with this commit; it has caused problems for some
> people. Mathias has been working to fix them, but this commit
> shouldn't go into -stable until the fixes are also ready to go.

This commit should be fine, it gives ports in link training a bit more time
to finish. The commit causing issues is related, preventing runtime suspend
if ports are link training:

commit 2f31a67f01a8beb22cae754c53522cb61a005750
Author: Mathias Nyman <>
Date: Thu Nov 15 11:38:41 2018 +0200

usb: xhci: Prevent bus suspend if a port connect change or polling state is detected

Turns out it causes suspend issues on some MacBooks


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