Re: 3.8.0-rc4+ - Oops on removing WinTV-HVR-1400 expresscard TV Tuner

From: Chris Clayton
Date: Tue Mar 19 2013 - 11:47:08 EST

Hi Bjorn,

Sorry I meant to reply to your mail so that copy recipients will know the outcome of the things you asked me to do. But then I forgot. Doh! You should have received the attachment notification from bugzilla, I think.

On 03/15/13 22:48, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 4:20 PM, Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Sat, Mar 9, 2013 at 2:20 AM, Chris Clayton <chris2553@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 03/08/13 22:57, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:

Thanks. I opened this bug report: to keep track of
your logs.

Hi Chris,

The current Linux acpiphp driver doesn't do anything unless it finds
devices with _EJ0 or _RMV methods, and your DSDT has neither. But I
think that implementation is incorrect because I'm not convinced that
those methods are required in order to do hotplug via ACPI. For
example, your DSDT *does* have an _L01 method that does notifications
to the root ports. I suspect that hotplug events on your box generate
an SCI that invokes that method. Linux basically ignores the
resulting notify events, and I suspect that hotplug works on Windows
because it is paying attention to them.

Can you build a kernel with CONFIG_ACPI_DEBUG=y, do the following, and
attach all the output to the bugzilla?

1) Boot with empty ExpressCard slot (without using "pcie_ports=native")
2) # echo 0x00010004 > /sys/module/acpi/parameters/debug_layer
3) # echo 0x08000004 > /sys/module/acpi/parameters/debug_level
4) # lspci -vv
5) # setpci -s 1c.3 0x42.w
6) # setpci -s 1c.3 0x5a.w
7) # setpci -s 1c.3 0xd8.l
8) Insert ExpressCard
9) # setpci -s 1c.3 0x5a.w
10) # dmesg

Here's what I think we'll see:

- Slot Implemented (bit 8 of XCAP at 0x42) set, indicating a slot is
implemented below this root port
- Hot Plug SCI Enable (bit 30 of MPC at 0xd8) set, indicating that the
root port should generate an SCI whenever a hotplug event is detected
- Presence Detect State (bit 6 of SLTSTS at 0x5a) change from 0 with
the slot empty to 1 with the slot occupied
- pciehp doing nothing (since _OSC didn't grant the OS permission to
use PCIe native hotplug)
- dmesg indication of the SCI, leading to a Bus Check notification to
\_SB.PCI0.RP04, which is the 1c.3 root port leading to the ExpressCard

As far as I can see, your predicted outcomes where correct. I've added the logs to the bugzilla report.

A Bus Check notification means we're supposed to re-enumerate starting
at that device. If we *did* re-enumerate, we would find the new


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