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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] libata: Fix retrieving of active qcs
On Wed, Dec 25, 2019 at 07:18:40PM +0100, Pali Rohár wrote:
> Hello Sascha!
>
> On Friday 13 December 2019 09:04:08 Sascha Hauer wrote:
> > ata_qc_complete_multiple() is called with a mask of the still active
> > tags.
> >
> > mv_sata doesn't have this information directly and instead calculates
> > the still active tags from the started tags (ap->qc_active) and the
> > finished tags as (ap->qc_active ^ done_mask)
> >
> > Since 28361c40368 the hw_tag and tag are no longer the same and the
> > equation is no longer valid. In ata_exec_internal_sg() ap->qc_active is
> > initialized as 1ULL << ATA_TAG_INTERNAL, but in hardware tag 0 is
> > started and this will be in done_mask on completion. ap->qc_active ^
> > done_mask becomes 0x100000000 ^ 0x1 = 0x100000001 and thus tag 0 used as
> > the internal tag will never be reported as completed.
> >
> > This is fixed by introducing ata_qc_get_active() which returns the
> > active hardware tags and calling it where appropriate.
> >
> > This is tested on mv_sata, but sata_fsl and sata_nv suffer from the same
> > problem. There is another case in sata_nv that most likely needs fixing
> > as well, but this looks a little different, so I wasn't confident enough
> > to change that.
>
> I can confirm that sata_nv.ko does not work in 4.18 (and new) kernel
> version correctly. More details are in email:
>
> https://lore.kernel.org/linux-ide/20191225180824.bql2o5whougii4ch@pali/T/
>
> I tried this patch and it fixed above problems with sata_nv.ko. It just
> needs small modification (see below).
>
> So you can add my:
>
> Tested-by: Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@gmail.com>
>
> And I hope that patch would be backported to 4.18 and 4.19 stable
> branches soon as distributions kernels are broken for machines with
> these nvidia sata controllers.
>
> Anyway, what is that another case in sata_nv which needs to be fixed
> too?

It's in nv_swncq_sdbfis(). Here we have:

sactive = readl(pp->sactive_block);
done_mask = pp->qc_active ^ sactive;

pp->qc_active &= ~done_mask;
pp->dhfis_bits &= ~done_mask;
pp->dmafis_bits &= ~done_mask;
pp->sdbfis_bits |= done_mask;
ata_qc_complete_multiple(ap, ap->qc_active ^ done_mask);

Sascha


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