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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Revert "Bluetooth: btusb: Disable runtime suspend on Realtek devices"

> On Jul 30, 2020, at 15:30, Marcel Holtmann <> wrote:
> Hi Kai-Heng,
>>> On Jul 30, 2020, at 07:17, Abhishek Pandit-Subedi <> wrote:
>>> This reverts commit 7ecacafc240638148567742cca41aa7144b4fe1e.
>>> Testing this change on a board with RTL8822CE, I found that enabling
>>> autosuspend has no effect on the stability of the system. The board
>>> continued working after autosuspend, suspend and reboot.
>> The original issue was found on 8723DE. Do you have one to test with?
>> The rtw88 codebase has changed a lot and maybe it's already fixed in mainline.
>> Let me do some test and I'll report back.
>>> The original commit makes it impossible to enable autosuspend on working
>>> systems so it should be reverted. Disabling autosuspend should be done
>>> via module param or udev in userspace instead.
>>> Signed-off-by: Abhishek Pandit-Subedi <>
>>> ---
>>> We have a few Chromebooks using the RTL 8822CE part over USB and they
>>> are running without problems with autosuspend enabled. While bringing up
>>> a new board, I found some power regressions that I was able to narrow
>>> down to this change so I'm requesting a revert.
>>> I tested this on Hp Chromebook 14a (running 4.14 kernel and 5.4 kernel)
>>> with this revert:
>>> * Enabled autosuspend, used it normally with a HID device
>>> * Suspended the Chromebook and verified it worked normally on resume
>>> * Rebooted the Chromebook and verified Bluetooth was working on next
>>> boot
>>> I didn't see the issue that was originally reported with this fix. For
>>> the original reporter, if you're still seeing this issue, there are
>>> other ways to disable autosuspend for your device:
>>> * set module param: enable_autosuspend=0
>>> * change your kconfig so BT_HCIBTUSB_AUTOSUSPEND=n
>>> * use a udev rule to disable autosuspend for specific vid:pid
>>> Keeping this change in the kernel makes it impossible to enable
>>> autosuspend so it should be reverted.
>> It's apparently a driver/firmware/hardware issue, so the fix should keep inside the kernel.
>> However, the fix can be more precise and target only 8723DE.
> lets do that and lets do it quickly since the merge window is close. Otherwise I really have to revert that patch.

Ok, I no longer observe the original issue with the patch reverted.
Acked-by: Kai-Heng Feng <>

> Regards
> Marcel

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