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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/5] Documentation/PCI: Add details of PCI AER statistics
On Tue, May 22, 2018 at 03:28:05PM -0700, Rajat Jain wrote:
> Add the PCI AER statistics details to
> Documentation/PCI/pcieaer-howto.txt
>
> Signed-off-by: Rajat Jain <rajatja@google.com>
> ---
> Documentation/PCI/pcieaer-howto.txt | 35 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 35 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/PCI/pcieaer-howto.txt b/Documentation/PCI/pcieaer-howto.txt
> index acd0dddd6bb8..86ee9f9ff5e1 100644
> --- a/Documentation/PCI/pcieaer-howto.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/PCI/pcieaer-howto.txt
> @@ -73,6 +73,41 @@ In the example, 'Requester ID' means the ID of the device who sends
> the error message to root port. Pls. refer to pci express specs for
> other fields.
>
> +2.4 AER statistics
> +
> +When AER messages are captured, the statistics are exposed via the following
> +sysfs attributes under the "aer_stats" folder for the device:
> +
> +2.4.1 Device sysfs Attributes
> +
> +These attributes show up under all the devices that are AER capable. These
> +indicate the errors "as seen by the device". Note that this may mean that if
> +an end point is causing problems, the AER counters may increment at its link
> +partner (e.g. root port) because the errors will be "seen" by the link partner
> +and not the the problematic end point itself (which may report all counters
> +as 0 as it never saw any problems).
> +
> + * dev_total_cor_errs: number of correctable errors seen by the device.
> + * dev_total_fatal_errs: number of fatal uncorrectable errors seen by the device.
> + * dev_total_nonfatal_errs: number of nonfatal uncorr errors seen by the device.
> + * dev_breakdown_correctable: Provides a breakdown of different type of
> + correctable errors seen.
> + * dev_breakdown_uncorrectable: Provides a breakdown of different type of
> + uncorrectable errors seen.
> +
> +2.4.1 Rootport sysfs Attributes
> +
> +These attributes showup under only the rootports that are AER capable. These
> +indicate the number of error messages as "reported to" the rootport. Please note
> +that the rootports also transmit (internally) the ERR_* messages for errors seen
> +by the internal rootport PCI device, so these counters includes them and are
> +thus cumulative of all the error messages on the PCI hierarchy originating
> +at that root port.
> +
> + * rootport_total_cor_errs: number of ERR_COR messages reported to rootport.
> + * rootport_total_fatal_errs: number of ERR_FATAL messages reported to rootport.
> + * rootport_total_nonfatal_errs: number of ERR_NONFATAL messages reporeted to
> + rootport.

These all belong in Documentation/ABI/ please.

thanks,

greg k-h

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