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Subject答复: 答复: [PATCH v6] mfd: Add support f or RTS5250S power saving
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> On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 09:42:45AM +0000, 冯锐 wrote:
> > > [+cc Hans, Dave, linux-pci]
> > >
> > > On Thu, Sep 07, 2017 at 04:26:39PM +0800, rui_feng@realsil.com.cn
> wrote:
> > > > From: Rui Feng <rui_feng@realsil.com.cn>
> > >
> > > I wish this had been posted to linux-pci before being merged.
> > >
> > > I'm concerned because some of this appears to overlap and conflict
> > > with PCI core management of ASPM.
> > >
> > > I assume these devices advertise ASPM support in their Link
> > > Capabilites registers, right? If so, why isn't the existing PCI
> > > core ASPM support sufficient?
> > >
> > When L1SS is configured, the device(hardware) can't enter L1SS status
> > automatically, it need driver(software) to do some work to achieve the
> function.
>
> So this is a hardware defect in the device? As far as I know, ASPM and L1SS
> are specified such that they should work without special driver support.
>
Yes, you can say that.

> > > > Enable power saving for RTS5250S as following steps:
> > > > 1.Set 0xFE58 to enable clock power management.
> > >
> > > Is this clock power management something specific to RTS5250S, or is
> > > it standard PCIe architected stuff?
> > >
> > 0xFE58 is specific register to RTS5250S not standard PCIe architected stuff.
>
> OK. I asked because devices often mirror architected PCIe config things in
> device-specific MMIO space, and if I squint just right, I can sort of match up the
> register bits you used with things in the PCIe spec.
>
> > > > 2.Check cfg space whether support L1SS or not.
> > >
> > > This sounds like standard PCIe ASPM L1 Substates, right?
> > >
> > Yes.
> >
> > > > 3.If support L1SS, set 0xFF03 to free clkreq.
> > > > 4.When entering idle status, enable aspm
> > > > and set parameters for L1SS and LTR.
> > > > 5.Wnen entering run status, disable aspm
> > > > and set parameters for L1SS and LTR.
> > >
> > > In general, drivers should not configure ASPM, L1SS, and LTR
> > > themselves; the PCI core should do that.
> > >
> > > If a driver needs to tweak ASPM at run-time, it should use
> > > interfaces exported by the PCI core to do so.
> > >
> > Which interface I can use to set ASPM? I use "pci_write_config_byte" now.
>
> What do you need to do? include/linux/pci-aspm.h exports
> pci_disable_link_state(), which is mainly used to avoid ASPM states that have
> hardware errata.
>
I want to enable ASPM(L0 -> L1) and disable ASPM(L1 -> L0), which interface can I use?

> If you need to do something beyond that, we can talk about adding something
> new.
>
> There are quite a few other things in include/linux/pci-aspm.h, but they're all
> for internal use in the PCI core. I'll move them to drivers/pci/pci.h to avoid
> confusion.
>
> > > > +static void rts5249_set_aspm(struct rtsx_pcr *pcr, bool enable) {
> > > > + struct rtsx_cr_option *option = &pcr->option;
> > > > + u8 val = 0;
> > > > +
> > > > + if (pcr->aspm_enabled == enable)
> > > > + return;
> > > > +
> > > > + if (option->dev_aspm_mode == DEV_ASPM_DYNAMIC) {
> > > > + if (enable)
> > > > + val = pcr->aspm_en;
> > > > + rtsx_pci_update_cfg_byte(pcr,
> > > > + pcr->pcie_cap + PCI_EXP_LNKCTL,
> > > > + ASPM_MASK_NEG, val);
> > >
> > > This stomps on whatever ASPM configuration the PCI core did.
> > We disable/enable aspm dynamic in order to improve read/write
> > performance and more stable, so we don't allow PCI core do it.
>
> This is pretty vague. Can you be any more specific? If there are
> performance or stability problems in the PCI core ASPM support, I'd prefer to
> fix those instead of working around them in every driver.
>
It's device's defect not PCI core, so no need to fix PCI core.

> Bjorn
>
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