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SubjectRe: [PATCH] scsi: sd: add runtime pm to open / release
On Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 10:05:50AM +0200, Martin Kepplinger wrote:
> On 29.06.20 18:15, Alan Stern wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 11:42:59AM +0200, Martin Kepplinger wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> On 26.06.20 17:44, Alan Stern wrote:
> >>> Martin's best approach would be to add some debugging code to find out why
> >>> blk_queue_enter() isn't calling bkl_pm_request_resume(), or why that call
> >>> doesn't lead to pm_request_resume().
> >>>
> >>> Alan Stern
> >>>
> >>
> >> Hi Alan,
> >>
> >> blk_queue_enter() always - especially when sd is runtime suspended and I
> >> try to mount as above - sets success to be true for me, so never
> >> continues down to bkl_pm_request_resume(). All I see is "PM: Removing
> >> info for No Bus:sda1".
> >
> > Aha. Looking at this more closely, it's apparent that the code in
> > blk-core.c contains a logic bug: It assumes that if the BLK_MQ_REQ_PREEMPT
> > flag is set then the request can be issued regardless of the queue's
> > runtime status. That is not correct when the queue is suspended.
> >
> > Below is my attempt to fix this up. I'm not sure that the patch is
> > entirely correct, but it should fix this logic bug. I would appreciate a
> > critical review.
> >
> > Martin, does this fix the problem?
> >
> > Alan Stern
>
> Hi Alan,
>
> So in the block layer your change below indeed fixes the problem and if
> you want to submit that 1:1 feel free to add
>
> Tested-by: Martin Kepplinger <martin.kepplinger@puri.sm>
>
> thanks for your help in this!

Thank you for _your_ help!

The next merge window is coming up soon. I think I'll wait until it is
over before submitting the patch (maintainers tend to be too busy to
consider new patches during a merge window).

But I am still open to comments or criticism of the patch in the
meantime. There hasn't been any feedback since Bart's initial set of
questions.

Alan Stern

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