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SubjectRe: mmiotracer hangs the system
On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 12:12 AM, Karol Herbst <> wrote:
> sorry for the delay fixing that bug. I got occupied with other things
> and didn't really got to the issue again, it is on my todo list as the
> next item though and I hope I will be able to get a fix ready this
> weekend. I think I might know where the issue is, but didn't confirm
> it yet.

Thanks.I'm still using revert. Feel free to Cc me when you will have
some material to test.

> Again, sorry for the delay.
> Karol
> 2016-08-19 22:46 GMT+02:00 Karol Herbst <>:
>> Hi again,
>> I was able to get a crash/freeze/something while unbinding/binding my
>> nvidia gpu from nouveau.
>> Guess that means something is odd. I will investigate this more over
>> the weekend.
>> 2016-08-19 17:35 GMT+02:00 Andy Shevchenko <>:
>>> On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 6:08 PM, karol herbst <> wrote:
>>>> 2016-08-19 15:02 GMT+02:00 Andy Shevchenko <>:
>>>>> On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 1:35 PM, karol herbst <> wrote:
>>>>>> is there any update on that issue I missed somehow? I really don't
>>>>>> want to leave the mmiotracer in a state, where it breaks something
>>>>>> while fixing other issues.
>>>>> No updates. I'm busy right now with more priority tasks and revert
>>>>> works for me. Issue is reproducible in my case 100%.
>>>> Is there something I could do with a "normal" haswell desktop system
>>>> to reproduce this issue?
>>> Try LPSS UART device(s)
>>>> I'll try to play around the next days a bit and maybe I find something
>>>> that works out here as well. It seems to be related to
>>>> unmapping-mapping cycles.
>>> That is the only thing I would think of.
>>>> Because if this only happens with the pwm-lpss driver,
>>> It has nothing to do with pwm-lpss since it's a HS UART and served by
>>> intel-lpss driver.
>>>> it may be
>>>> really troublesome to debug, because I don't really know the code that
>>>> well to be sure where the issue might be.
>>>>> So, I would able to attach dmesg in case it would be helpful.
>>>>> Otherwise tell me exact instructions how to debug the issue.
>>>>> Here you are:
>>>>>> But for now, without being able to even reproduce the issue, I can't
>>>>>> really do much, because the code in the current state looks sane to
>>>>>> me. Maybe this case includes the mmiotracer cleaning things up and
>>>>>> arms new region for mmiotracing and that's why it fails? Besides that,
>>>>>> I have no idea and no way to reproduce this, so I can't help this way.
>>>>> Maybe. First thing happened is iounmap().
>>> --
>>> With Best Regards,
>>> Andy Shevchenko

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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