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SubjectRe: linux-4.4 bisected: kwin5 stuck on kde5 loading screen with radeon
On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 02:16:45PM +0100, Mario Kleiner wrote:
>
>
> On 01/25/2016 05:15 AM, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On 23.01.2016 00:18, Ville Syrjälä wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 12:06:00PM +0900, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> >>>
> >>> [ Trimming KDE folks from Cc ]
> >>>
> >>> On 21.01.2016 19:09, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> >>>> On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 05:36:46PM +0900, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> >>>>> On 21.01.2016 16:58, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Can you please point me at the vblank on/off jump bug please?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> AFAIR I originally reported it in response to
> >>>>> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/dri-devel/2015-August/087841.html
> >>>>> , but I can't find that in the archives, so maybe that was just on IRC.
> >>>>> See
> >>>>> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/dri-devel/2016-January/099122.html
> >>>>> . Basically, I ran into the bug fixed by your patch because the counter
> >>>>> jumped forward on every DPMS off, so it hit the 32-bit boundary after
> >>>>> just a few days.
> >>>>
> >>>> Ok, so just uncovered the overflow bug.
> >>>
> >>> Not sure what you mean by "just", but to be clear: The drm_vblank_on/off
> >>> counter jumping bug (similar to the bug this thread is about), which
> >>> exposed the overflow bug, is still alive and kicking in 4.5. It seems
> >>> to happen when turning off the CRTC:
> >>>
> >>> [drm:drm_update_vblank_count] updating vblank count on crtc 0: current=218104694, diff=0, hw=916 hw_last=916
> >>> [drm:radeon_get_vblank_counter_kms] crtc 0: dist from vblank start 3
> >>> [drm:drm_calc_vbltimestamp_from_scanoutpos] crtc 0 : v 0x7 p(2199,-45)@ 7304.307354 -> 7304.308006 [e 0 us, 0 rep]
> >>> [drm:radeon_get_vblank_counter_kms] crtc 0: dist from vblank start 3
> >>> [drm:drm_update_vblank_count] updating vblank count on crtc 0: current=218104694, diff=16776301, hw=1 hw_last=916
> >>
> >> Not sure what bug we're talking about here, but here the hw counter
> >> clearly jumps backwards.
> >>
> >>> [drm:radeon_get_vblank_counter_kms] Query failed! stat 3
> >>> [drm:radeon_get_vblank_counter_kms] Query failed! stat 3
> >>> [drm:drm_update_vblank_count] updating vblank count on crtc 1: current=0, diff=0, hw=0 hw_last=0
> >>> [drm:radeon_get_vblank_counter_kms] Query failed! stat 3
> >>> [drm:radeon_get_vblank_counter_kms] Query failed! stat 3
> >>> [drm:drm_update_vblank_count] updating vblank count on crtc 2: current=0, diff=0, hw=0 hw_last=0
> >>> [drm:radeon_get_vblank_counter_kms] Query failed! stat 3
> >>> [drm:radeon_get_vblank_counter_kms] Query failed! stat 3
> >>> [drm:drm_update_vblank_count] updating vblank count on crtc 3: current=0, diff=0, hw=0 hw_last=0
> >>> [drm:radeon_get_vblank_counter_kms] Query failed! stat 1
> >>> [drm:drm_calc_vbltimestamp_from_scanoutpos] crtc 0 : v 0x1 p(0,0)@ 7304.317140 -> 7304.317140 [e 0 us, 0 rep]
> >>> [drm:radeon_get_vblank_counter_kms] Query failed! stat 1
> >>> [drm:drm_update_vblank_count] updating vblank count on crtc 0: current=234880995, diff=16777215, hw=0 hw_last=1
> >>
> >> Same here.
> >
> > At least one of the jumps is expected, because this is around turning
> > off the CRTC for DPMS off. Don't know yet why there are two jumps back
> > though.
> >
> >
> >> These things just don't happen on i915 because drm_vblank_off() and
> >> drm_vblank_on() are always called around the times when the hw counter
> >> might get reset. Or at least that's how it should be.
> >
> > Which is of course the idea of Daniel's patch (which is what I'm getting
> > the above with) or Mario's patch as well, but clearly something's still
> > wrong. It's certainly possible that it's something in the driver, but
> > since calling drm_vblank_pre/post_modeset from the same places seems to
> > work fine (ignoring the regression discussed in this thread)... Do
> > drm_vblank_on/off require something else to handle this correctly?
> >
> >
>
> I suspect it is because vblank_disable_and_save calls
> drm_update_vblank_count() unconditionally, even if vblank irqs are
> already off.
>
> So on a manual display disable -> reenable you get something like
>
> At disable:
>
> Call to dpms-off --> atombios_crtc_dpms(DPMS_OFF) --> drm_vblank_off ->
> vblank_disable_and_save -> irqs off, drm_update_vblank_count() computes
> final count.
>
> Then the crtc is shut down and its hw counter resets to zero.
>
> At reenable:
>
> Modesetting -> drm_crtc_helper_set_mode -> crtc_funcs->prepare(crtc) ->
> atombios_crtc_prepare() -> atombios_crtc_dpms(DPMS_OFF) ->
> drm_vblank_off -> vblank_disable_and_save -> A pointless
> drm_update_vblank_count() while the hw counter is already reset to zero
> --> Unwanted counter jump.
>
>
> The problem doesn't happen on a pure modeset to a different video
> resolution/refresh rate, as then we only have one call into
> atombios_crtc_dpms(DPMS_OFF).
>
> I think the fix is to fix vblank_disable_and_save() to only call
> drm_update_vblank_count() if vblank irqs get actually disabled, not on
> no-op calls. I will try that now.

It does that on purpose. Otherwise the vblank counter would appear to
have stalled while the interrupt was off.

>
> Otherwise kms drivers would have to be careful to never call
> drm_vblank_off multiple times before calling drm_vblank_on, but the help
> text to drm_vblank_on() claims that unbalanced calls to these functions
> are perfectly fine.
>
> -mario
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Ville Syrjälä
Intel OTC

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