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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.8 17/20] i2c: core: Call i2c_acpi_install_space_handler() before i2c_acpi_register_devices()
Hi all,

On 10/14/20 1:23 PM, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Hi,
> On 10/14/20 1:09 PM, Kieran Bingham wrote:
>> Hi Hans, Sasha,
>> As mentioned on, I'm
>> afraid I've bisected a boot time issue on the Microsoft Surface Go 2 to
>> this commit on the stable 5.8 tree.
>> The effect as reported there is that the boot process stalls just after
>> loading the usbhid module.
>> Typing, or interacting with the Keyboard (Type Cover) at that point
>> appears to cause usb bus resets, but I don't know if that's a related
>> symptom or just an effect of some underlying root cause.
>> I have been running a linux-media kernel on this device without issue.
>> Is this commit in 5.9? I'll build a vanilla v5.9 kernel and see if it
>> occurs there too.
> Yes the commit is in 5.9 too. Still would be interesting to see if 5.9 hits
> this issue too. I guess it will, but as I mentioned in:
> I do not understand why this commit is causing this issue.
> So I just checked and the whole acpidump is not using I2C
> opregion stuff at all:
> [hans@x1 microsoft-surface-go2]$ ack GenericSerialBus *.dsl
> [hans@x1 microsoft-surface-go2]$
> And there is only 1 _REG handler which is for the
> embedded-controller.
> So this patch should not make a difference at all on the GO2,
> other then maybe a subtle timing difference somewhere ... ?

Thanks to Maximilian Luz sharp eyes this is explained now,
despite the name of the i2c_acpi_install_space_handler()
it also had a acpi_walk_dep_device_list() call hidden in
there, so the "i2c: core: Call i2c_acpi_install_space_handler()
before i2c_acpi_register_devices()" also moved that
acpi_walk_dep_device_list() earlier.

I've given Kieran a patch to test which in essence reverts
the part where the acpi_walk_dep_device_list() call is also
moved earlier and that fixes the Surface Go 2 not booting.

I will submit this fix upstream right away and I'll also
send a separate mail to Greg / stable@vger to see if Greg
is willing to make an exception and at this to the stable
series before it hits Linus' tree.



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