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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 04/10] PCI/RCEC: Add pcie_walk_rcec() to walk associated RCiEPs
On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 09:55:53AM -0700, Sean V Kelley wrote:
> On 11 Sep 2020, at 17:50, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 11, 2020 at 04:16:03PM -0700, Sean V Kelley wrote:

> > > I’ve done some experimenting with this approach, and I think
> > > there may be a problem of just walking the busses during
> > > enumeration pci_init_capabilities(). One problem is where one
> > > has an RCEC on a root bus: 6a(00.4) and an RCiEP on another root
> > > bus: 6b(00.0). They will never find each other in this approach
> > > through a normal pci_bus_walk() call using their respective
> > > root_bus.
> > >
> > > > +-[0000:6b]-+-00.0
> > > > | +-00.1
> > > > | +-00.2
> > > > | \-00.3
> > > > +-[0000:6a]-+-00.0
> > > > | +-00.1
> > > > | +-00.2
> > > > | \-00.4
> >
> > Wow, is that even allowed?
> >
> > There's no bridge from 0000:6a to 0000:6b, so we will not scan 0000:6b
> > unless we find a host bridge with _CRS where 6b is the first bus
> > number below the bridge. I think that means this would have to be
> > described in ACPI as two separate root bridges:
> >
> > ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [PCI0] (domain 0000 [bus 6a])
> > ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [PCI1] (domain 0000 [bus 6b])
>
> Otherwise, the RCEC Associated Endpoint Extended Capabilities would have to
> have explicitly mentioned a bridge?

I just meant that the enumeration algorithm starts with a PNP0A03
device and searches the root bus from its _CRS, descending under any
bridges it finds. There's no PCI-to-PCI bridge from 6a to 6b (if
there *were* such a bridge, 6b would not be a root bridge).

> > I *guess* maybe it's allowed by the PCIe spec to have an RCEC and
> > associated RCiEPs on separate root buses? It seems awfully strange
> > and not in character for PCIe, but I guess I can't point to language
> > that prohibits it.
>
> Yes, it should be possible.

Ugh :)

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