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Subject[PATCH 5.4 059/111] ALSA: pcm: fix incorrect hw_base increase
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From: Brent Lu <brent.lu@intel.com>

commit e7513c5786f8b33f0c107b3759e433bc6cbb2efa upstream.

There is a corner case that ALSA keeps increasing the hw_ptr but DMA
already stop working/updating the position for a long time.

In following log we can see the position returned from DMA driver does
not move at all but the hw_ptr got increased at some point of time so
snd_pcm_avail() will return a large number which seems to be a buffer
underrun event from user space program point of view. The program
thinks there is space in the buffer and fill more data.

[ 418.510086] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 96 appl_ptr 4096 avail 12368
[ 418.510149] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 96 appl_ptr 6910 avail 9554
...
[ 418.681052] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 96 appl_ptr 15102 avail 1362
[ 418.681130] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 96 appl_ptr 16464 avail 0
[ 418.726515] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 16464 appl_ptr 16464 avail 16368

This is because the hw_base will be increased by runtime->buffer_size
frames unconditionally if the hw_ptr is not updated for over half of
buffer time. As the hw_base increases, so does the hw_ptr increased
by the same number.

The avail value returned from snd_pcm_avail() could exceed the limit
(buffer_size) easily becase the hw_ptr itself got increased by same
buffer_size samples when the corner case happens. In following log,
the buffer_size is 16368 samples but the avail is 21810 samples so
CRAS server complains about it.

[ 418.851755] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 16464 appl_ptr 27390 avail 5442
[ 418.926491] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 32832 appl_ptr 27390 avail 21810

cras_server[1907]: pcm_avail returned frames larger than buf_size:
sof-glkda7219max: :0,5: 21810 > 16368

By updating runtime->hw_ptr_jiffies each time the HWSYNC is called,
the hw_base will keep the same when buffer stall happens at long as
the interval between each HWSYNC call is shorter than half of buffer
time.

Following is a log captured by a patched kernel. The hw_base/hw_ptr
value is fixed in this corner case and user space program should be
aware of the buffer stall and handle it.

[ 293.525543] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 96 appl_ptr 4096 avail 12368
[ 293.525606] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 96 appl_ptr 6880 avail 9584
[ 293.525975] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 96 appl_ptr 10976 avail 5488
[ 293.611178] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 96 appl_ptr 15072 avail 1392
[ 293.696429] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 96 appl_ptr 16464 avail 0
...
[ 381.139517] sound pcmC0D5p: pos 96 hw_ptr 96 appl_ptr 16464 avail 0

Signed-off-by: Brent Lu <brent.lu@intel.com>
Reviewed-by: Jaroslav Kysela <perex@perex.cz>
Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/1589776238-23877-1-git-send-email-brent.lu@intel.com
Signed-off-by: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

---
sound/core/pcm_lib.c | 1 +
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

--- a/sound/core/pcm_lib.c
+++ b/sound/core/pcm_lib.c
@@ -423,6 +423,7 @@ static int snd_pcm_update_hw_ptr0(struct

no_delta_check:
if (runtime->status->hw_ptr == new_hw_ptr) {
+ runtime->hw_ptr_jiffies = curr_jiffies;
update_audio_tstamp(substream, &curr_tstamp, &audio_tstamp);
return 0;
}

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