Re: 82571EB: Detected Hardware Unit Hang
From: Jon Mason
Date: Tue Jul 17 2012 - 00:48:54 EST
On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
> On Mon, 16 Jul 2012, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>> On Sun, 2012-07-15 at 10:35 -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
>> > On Sun, 15 Jul 2012, Dave, Tushar N wrote:
>> > > Somehow setting max payload to 256 from BIOS does not set this value for all devices. I believe this is a BIOS bug.
>> > And preferably, Linux should complain about it. Since we know it is going
>> > to cause problems, and since we know it does happen, we should be raising a
>> > ruckus about it in the kernel log (and probably fixing it to min(path) while
>> > at it)...
>> > Is this something that should be raised as a feature request with the
>> > PCI/PCIe subsystem?
>> The feature is there, but we ended up with:
>> commit 5f39e6705faade2e89d119958a8c51b9b6e2c53c
>> Author: Jon Mason <mason@xxxxxxxx>
>> Date: Mon Oct 3 09:50:20 2011 -0500
>> PCI: Disable MPS configuration by default
>> But you are welcome to share use of the fixup_mpss_256() quirk.
> Meh. I'd be happy with a warning if MPSS decreases when walking up to
> the tree root... i.e. a warning if any child has a MPSS larger than the
You can add "pci=pcie_bus_safe" to the kernel params and it should
resolve your issue.
> "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
> them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
> where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
> Henrique Holschuh
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