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SubjectRe: A weird problem of Realtek r8168 after resume from S3
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On 19.12.2018 16:32, Chris Chiu wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 4:28 AM Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 18.12.2018 14:25, Chris Chiu wrote:
>>> On Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 3:08 AM Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 17.12.2018 14:25, Chris Chiu wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 3:37 PM Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 14.12.2018 04:33, Chris Chiu wrote:
>>>>>>> On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 10:20 AM Chris Chiu <chiu@endlessm.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>> We got an acer laptop which has a problem with ethernet networking after
>>>>>>>> resuming from S3. The ethernet is popular realtek r8168. The lspci shows as
>>>>>>>> follows.
>>>>>>>> 02:00.1 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
>>>>>>>> RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller [10ec:8168] (rev 12)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>> Helpful would be a "dmesg | grep r8169", especially chip name + XID.
>>>>>>
>>>>> [ 22.362774] r8169 0000:02:00.1 (unnamed net_device)
>>>>> (uninitialized): mac_version = 0x2b
>>>>> [ 22.365580] libphy: r8169: probed
>>>>> [ 22.365958] r8169 0000:02:00.1 eth0: RTL8411, 00:e0:b8:1f:cb:83,
>>>>> XID 5c800800, IRQ 38
>>>>> [ 22.365961] r8169 0000:02:00.1 eth0: jumbo features [frames: 9200
>>>>> bytes, tx checksumming: ko]
>>>>>
>>>> Thanks for the info.
>>>>
>>>>>>>> The problem is the ethernet is not accessible after resume. Pinging via
>>>>>>>> ethernet always shows the response `Destination Host Unreachable`. However,
>>>>>>>> the interesting part is, when I run tcpdump to monitor the problematic ethernet
>>>>>>>> interface, the networking is back to alive. But it's dead again after
>>>>>>>> I stop tcpdump.
>>>>>>>> One more thing, if I ping the problematic machine from others, it achieves the
>>>>>>>> same effect as above tcpdump. Maybe it's about the register setting for RX path?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>> You could compare the register dumps (ethtool -d) before and after S3 sleep
>>>>>> to find out whether there's a difference.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Actually, I just found I lead the wrong direction. The S3 suspend does
>>>>> help to reproduce,
>>>>> but it's not necessary. All I need to do is ping around 5 mins and the
>>>>> network connection
>>>>> fails. And I also find one thing interesting, disabling the MSI-X
>>>>> interrupt like commit
>>>>> [d49c88d7677ba737e9d2759a87db0402d5ab2607] can fix this problem.
>>>>> Although I don't
>>>>> understand the root cause. Anything I can do to help?
>>>>>
>>>> This is indeed very, very weird. You say switching from MSI-X to MSI fixes
>>>> the issue, but also pinging the machine from outside brings back the network.
>>>> Both actions affect totally different corners.
>>>>
>>>> The commit and related issue you mention was a workaround in the driver,
>>>> the root cause was a MSI-X-related issue with certain Intel chipsets deep
>>>> in the PCI core. After this was fixed we removed the workaround again.
>>>> This shouldn't be related to your issue.
>>>>
>>>> Hard to say for now is whether the issue is:
>>>> - a driver issue
>>>> - a hardware issue in the RTL8411
>>>> - an issue with the chipset on your mainboard
>>>>
>>>> According to your description it doesn't take a special scenario to trigger
>>>> the issue, so most likely also other users of Acer notebooks with RTL8411
>>>> should be affected (after briefly checking this should be at least Aspire
>>>> F15, V15, V7). Therefore I wonder why there aren't more reports.
>>>>
>>>> This commit added MSI-X support: 6c6aa15fdea5 ("r8169: improve interrupt handling")
>>>> So you could test this revision and the one before.
>>>>
>>>> Eventually, if the issue really should be caused by a side effect of using
>>>> MSI-X, then the question is whether we need to disable MSI-X for RTL8411
>>>> in general or just for RTL8411 and a certain subsystem id.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I tried the kernel with the head on 6c6aa15fdea5 ("r8169: improve
>>> interrupt handling"),
>>> the problem still there. Then I revert to the previous revision, the
>>> problem goes away.
>>> So I think it's pretty much the side effect of MSI-X. However, as you
>>> mentioned that
>>> you didn't hit this problem, I'll ask the vendor to verify if this
>>> problem also happens on
>>> other machines with the same chip. Then we can determine to disable for specific
>>> mac version or just a certain subsystem id.
>>>
>>>>>>>> I tried the latest 4.20 rc version but the problem still there. I
>>>>>>>> also tried some
>>>>>>>> hw_reset or init thing in the resume path but no effect. Any
>>>>>>>> suggestion for this?
>>>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>> Did previous kernel versions work? If it's a regression, a bisect would be
>>>>>> appreciated, because with the chip versions I've got I can't reproduce the issue.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Chris
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Gentle ping. Any additional information required?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Chris
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> Heiner
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>> As an additional note:
>> I found that the rtsx_pci driver doesn't support MSI-X currently.
>> The following patch adds MSI-X support (it's compile-tested only
>> because I don't have a system with RTL8411).
>> Would be interesting to see whether it makes a difference if both
>> components on this combo chip use MSI-X.
>>
>> ---
>> drivers/misc/cardreader/rtsx_pcr.c | 51 ++++++++++--------------------
>> include/linux/rtsx_pci.h | 1 -
>> 2 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 36 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/misc/cardreader/rtsx_pcr.c b/drivers/misc/cardreader/rtsx_pcr.c
>> index da445223f..d1349c248 100644
>> --- a/drivers/misc/cardreader/rtsx_pcr.c
>> +++ b/drivers/misc/cardreader/rtsx_pcr.c
>> @@ -35,10 +35,6 @@
>>
>> #include "rtsx_pcr.h"
>>
>> -static bool msi_en = true;
>> -module_param(msi_en, bool, S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR);
>> -MODULE_PARM_DESC(msi_en, "Enable MSI");
>> -
>> static DEFINE_IDR(rtsx_pci_idr);
>> static DEFINE_SPINLOCK(rtsx_pci_lock);
>>
>> @@ -1049,22 +1045,21 @@ static irqreturn_t rtsx_pci_isr(int irq, void *dev_id)
>>
>> static int rtsx_pci_acquire_irq(struct rtsx_pcr *pcr)
>> {
>> - pcr_dbg(pcr, "%s: pcr->msi_en = %d, pci->irq = %d\n",
>> - __func__, pcr->msi_en, pcr->pci->irq);
>> + int ret;
>>
>> - if (request_irq(pcr->pci->irq, rtsx_pci_isr,
>> - pcr->msi_en ? 0 : IRQF_SHARED,
>> - DRV_NAME_RTSX_PCI, pcr)) {
>> - dev_err(&(pcr->pci->dev),
>> - "rtsx_sdmmc: unable to grab IRQ %d, disabling device\n",
>> - pcr->pci->irq);
>> - return -1;
>> - }
>> + ret = pci_alloc_irq_vectors(pcr->pci, 1, 1, PCI_IRQ_ALL_TYPES);
>> + if (ret < 0)
>> + goto err;
>>
>> - pcr->irq = pcr->pci->irq;
>> - pci_intx(pcr->pci, !pcr->msi_en);
>> + ret = pci_request_irq(pcr->pci, 0, rtsx_pci_isr, NULL, pcr,
>> + DRV_NAME_RTSX_PCI);
>> + if (ret)
>> + goto err;
>>
>> return 0;
>> +err:
>> + pci_err(pcr->pci, "rtsx_sdmmc: unable to grab interrupt\n");
>> + return ret;
>> }
>>
>> static void rtsx_enable_aspm(struct rtsx_pcr *pcr)
>> @@ -1496,19 +1491,11 @@ static int rtsx_pci_probe(struct pci_dev *pcidev,
>> INIT_DELAYED_WORK(&pcr->carddet_work, rtsx_pci_card_detect);
>> INIT_DELAYED_WORK(&pcr->idle_work, rtsx_pci_idle_work);
>>
>> - pcr->msi_en = msi_en;
>> - if (pcr->msi_en) {
>> - ret = pci_enable_msi(pcidev);
>> - if (ret)
>> - pcr->msi_en = false;
>> - }
>> -
>> ret = rtsx_pci_acquire_irq(pcr);
>> if (ret < 0)
>> - goto disable_msi;
>> + goto free_dma;
>>
>> pci_set_master(pcidev);
>> - synchronize_irq(pcr->irq);
>>
>> ret = rtsx_pci_init_chip(pcr);
>> if (ret < 0)
>> @@ -1528,10 +1515,8 @@ static int rtsx_pci_probe(struct pci_dev *pcidev,
>> return 0;
>>
>> disable_irq:
>> - free_irq(pcr->irq, (void *)pcr);
>> -disable_msi:
>> - if (pcr->msi_en)
>> - pci_disable_msi(pcr->pci);
>> + pci_free_irq(pcr->pci, 0, pcr);
>> +free_dma:
>> dma_free_coherent(&(pcr->pci->dev), RTSX_RESV_BUF_LEN,
>> pcr->rtsx_resv_buf, pcr->rtsx_resv_buf_addr);
>> unmap:
>> @@ -1568,9 +1553,7 @@ static void rtsx_pci_remove(struct pci_dev *pcidev)
>>
>> dma_free_coherent(&(pcr->pci->dev), RTSX_RESV_BUF_LEN,
>> pcr->rtsx_resv_buf, pcr->rtsx_resv_buf_addr);
>> - free_irq(pcr->irq, (void *)pcr);
>> - if (pcr->msi_en)
>> - pci_disable_msi(pcr->pci);
>> + pci_free_irq(pcr->pci, 0, pcr);
>> iounmap(pcr->remap_addr);
>>
>> pci_release_regions(pcidev);
>> @@ -1664,9 +1647,7 @@ static void rtsx_pci_shutdown(struct pci_dev *pcidev)
>> rtsx_pci_power_off(pcr, HOST_ENTER_S1);
>>
>> pci_disable_device(pcidev);
>> - free_irq(pcr->irq, (void *)pcr);
>> - if (pcr->msi_en)
>> - pci_disable_msi(pcr->pci);
>> + pci_free_irq(pcr->pci, 0, pcr);
>> }
>>
>> #else /* CONFIG_PM */
>> diff --git a/include/linux/rtsx_pci.h b/include/linux/rtsx_pci.h
>> index e964bbd03..10abfe7f2 100644
>> --- a/include/linux/rtsx_pci.h
>> +++ b/include/linux/rtsx_pci.h
>> @@ -1190,7 +1190,6 @@ struct rtsx_pcr {
>> /* pci resources */
>> unsigned long addr;
>> void __iomem *remap_addr;
>> - int irq;
>>
>> /* host reserved buffer */
>> void *rtsx_resv_buf;
>> --
>> 2.20.0
>>
>
> As mentioned in the last email, the rtsx_pci seems to make no
> difference. I still tried the kernel with this patch applied, the
> problem still persists. I also tried the vendor driver and it works
> without any problem. I'd rather like to find out the root cause
> instead of a workaround. Any better idea?
>
Thanks for your efforts! The vendor driver doesn't support MSI-X,
therefore the issue doesn't occur. I'm running out of ideas, so
I will write to a contact in Realtek who few times provided helpful
information already.

> Chris
>
Heiner

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