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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] PCI: Add quirk for HiSilicon NP 5896 devices
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Hi, Bjorn

On 2019/12/18 22:28, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 05:16:03PM +0800, Xiongfeng Wang wrote:
>> On 2019/12/11 12:10, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
>>> On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 9:28 PM Xiongfeng Wang
>>> <wangxiongfeng2@huawei.com> wrote:
>>>> On 2019/12/7 2:10, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, Dec 06, 2019 at 03:01:45PM +0800, Xiongfeng Wang wrote:
>>>>>> HiSilicon PCI Network Processor 5896 devices misreport the
>>>>>> class type as 'NOT_DEFINED', but it is actually a network
>>>>>> device. Also the size of BAR3 is reported as 265T, but this BAR
>>>>>> is actually unused. This patch modify the class type to
>>>>>> 'CLASS_NETWORK' and disable the unused BAR3.
>
>>>>> The question is not whether the BAR is used by the driver; the
>>>>> question is whether the device responds to accesses to the
>>>>> region described by the BAR when PCI_COMMAND_MEMORY is turned
>>>>> on.
>>>>
>>>> I asked the hardware engineer. He said I can not write an address
>>>> into that BAR.
>>>
>>> If the BAR is not writable, I think sizing should fail, so I
>>> suspect some of the bits are actually writable.
>>
>> Sorry for the delayed response. It's not so convenient for me to get
>> to the hardware guys. BAR0 BAR1 BAR2 are 32-bit and can be used to
>> access the registers and memory within 5896 devices. These three
>> BARs can meet the need for most scenario. BAR3 is 64-bit and can be
>> used to access all the registers and memory within 5896 devices.
>> (BAR3 is writable. Sorry for the non-confirmed information before.)
>> But BAR3 is not used by the driver and the size is very
>> large(larger than 100G, still didn't get the precise size). So I
>> think maybe we can disable this BAR for now, otherwise the
>> unassigned resource will cause 'pci_enable_device()' returning
>> failure.
>
> Here's the problem: the proposed patch (below) clears the struct
> resource corresponding to BAR 3, but that doesn't actually disable the
> BAR. It hides the BAR from Linux, so Linux will pretend it doesn't
> exist, but it's still there in the hardware.
>
> The hardware BAR 3 still contains some value (possibly zero), and if
> PCI_COMMAND_MEMORY is set (which you need to do if you want to use
> *any* memory BARs on the device), the device will respond to any
> transactions in the BAR 3 range. Depending on the topology and all
> the other BAR and window assignments, this may cause address
> conflicts.

I have checked with the hardware engineer. He said the transactions have some
bits to indicate whether the address is 32-bit or 64-bit. The device will respond
only when the 64-bit address transactions is in the BAR3 range.

So I think, if I clear the resource corresponding to BAR3, the 64-bit window of the
downport is empty. There will be no 64-bit address transaction sent to the device.

Thanks,
Xiongfeng

>
> + * HiSilicon NP 5896 devices BAR3 size is reported as 256T and causes problem
> + * when assigning the resources. But this BAR is actually unused by the driver,
> + * so let's disable it.
> + */
> +static void quirk_hisi_fixup_np_bar(struct pci_dev *pdev)
> +{
> + struct resource *r = &pdev->resource[3];
> +
> + r->start = 0;
> + r->end = 0;
> + r->flags = 0;
> +
> + pci_info(pdev, "Disabling invalid BAR 3\n");
>
> .
>

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