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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/4] drm/dp_mst: Increase ACT retry timeout to 3s
On Mon, Apr 6, 2020 at 6:13 PM Lyude Paul <lyude@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> Currently we only poll for an ACT up to 30 times, with a busy-wait delay
> of 100µs between each attempt - giving us a timeout of 2900µs. While
> this might seem sensible, it would appear that in certain scenarios it
> can take dramatically longer then that for us to receive an ACT. On one
> of the EVGA MST hubs that I have available, I observed said hub
> sometimes taking longer then a second before signalling the ACT. These
> delays mostly seem to occur when previous sideband messages we've sent
> are NAKd by the hub, however it wouldn't be particularly surprising if
> it's possible to reproduce times like this simply by introducing branch
> devices with large LCTs since payload allocations have to take effect on
> every downstream device up to the payload's target.
>
> So, instead of just retrying 30 times we poll for the ACT for up to 3ms,
> and additionally use usleep_range() to avoid a very long and rude
> busy-wait. Note that the previous retry count of 30 appears to have been
> arbitrarily chosen, as I can't find any mention of a recommended timeout
> or retry count for ACTs in the DisplayPort 2.0 specification. This also
> goes for the range we were previously using for udelay(), although I
> suspect that was just copied from the recommended delay for link
> training on SST devices.
>
> Changes since v1:
> * Use readx_poll_timeout() instead of open-coding timeout loop - Sean
> Paul
>
> Signed-off-by: Lyude Paul <lyude@redhat.com>
> Fixes: ad7f8a1f9ced ("drm/helper: add Displayport multi-stream helper (v0.6)")
> Cc: Sean Paul <sean@poorly.run>
> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # v3.17+
> ---
> drivers/gpu/drm/drm_dp_mst_topology.c | 57 ++++++++++++++++-----------
> 1 file changed, 34 insertions(+), 23 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_dp_mst_topology.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_dp_mst_topology.c
> index c83adbdfc1cd..ce61964baa7c 100644
> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_dp_mst_topology.c
> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_dp_mst_topology.c
> @@ -27,6 +27,7 @@
> #include <linux/kernel.h>
> #include <linux/sched.h>
> #include <linux/seq_file.h>
> +#include <linux/iopoll.h>
>
> #if IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_DRM_DEBUG_DP_MST_TOPOLOGY_REFS)
> #include <linux/stacktrace.h>
> @@ -4460,43 +4461,53 @@ static int drm_dp_dpcd_write_payload(struct drm_dp_mst_topology_mgr *mgr,
> return ret;
> }
>
> +static int do_get_act_status(struct drm_dp_aux *aux)
> +{
> + int ret;
> + u8 status;
> +
> + ret = drm_dp_dpcd_readb(aux, DP_PAYLOAD_TABLE_UPDATE_STATUS, &status);
> + if (ret < 0)
> + return ret;
> +
> + return status;
> +}
>
> /**
> * drm_dp_check_act_status() - Polls for ACT handled status.
> * @mgr: manager to use
> *
> * Tries waiting for the MST hub to finish updating it's payload table by
> - * polling for the ACT handled bit.
> + * polling for the ACT handled bit for up to 3 seconds (yes-some hubs really
> + * take that long).
> *
> * Returns:
> * 0 if the ACT was handled in time, negative error code on failure.
> */
> int drm_dp_check_act_status(struct drm_dp_mst_topology_mgr *mgr)
> {
> - int count = 0, ret;
> - u8 status;
> -
> - do {
> - ret = drm_dp_dpcd_readb(mgr->aux,
> - DP_PAYLOAD_TABLE_UPDATE_STATUS,
> - &status);
> - if (ret < 0) {
> - DRM_DEBUG_KMS("failed to read payload table status %d\n",
> - ret);
> - return ret;
> - }
> -
> - if (status & DP_PAYLOAD_ACT_HANDLED)
> - break;
> - count++;
> - udelay(100);
> - } while (count < 30);
> -
> - if (!(status & DP_PAYLOAD_ACT_HANDLED)) {
> - DRM_DEBUG_KMS("failed to get ACT bit %d after %d retries\n",
> - status, count);
> + /*
> + * There doesn't seem to be any recommended retry count or timeout in
> + * the MST specification. Since some hubs have been observed to take
> + * over 1 second to update their payload allocations under certain
> + * conditions, we use a rather large timeout value.
> + */
> + const int timeout_ms = 3000;
> + int ret, status;
> +
> + ret = readx_poll_timeout(do_get_act_status, mgr->aux, status,
> + status & DP_PAYLOAD_ACT_HANDLED || status < 0,
> + 100, timeout_ms * USEC_PER_MSEC);

In v1 the usleep range was 100 -> 1000, in v2 it's going to be 51 ->
100. Perhaps bump this up to 200?

> + if (ret < 0 && status >= 0) {
> + DRM_DEBUG_KMS("Failed to get ACT bit %d after %dms\n",
> + status, timeout_ms);

I still think status should be base 16 when printed

With those nits addressed,

Reviewed-by: Sean Paul <sean@poorly.run>

> return -EINVAL;
> + } else if (status < 0) {
> + DRM_DEBUG_KMS("Failed to read payload table status: %d\n",
> + status);
> + return status;
> }
> +
> return 0;
> }
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(drm_dp_check_act_status);
> --
> 2.25.1
>

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