Re: [PATCH v2] PCI: Reset PCIe devices to stop ongoing DMA

From: Takao Indoh
Date: Thu Aug 01 2013 - 02:34:54 EST

(2013/08/01 6:23), Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Wednesday, July 31, 2013 03:08:03 PM Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
>> [+cc Rafael, linux-acpi]
>> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 6:35 PM, Takao Indoh <indou.takao@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On x86, currently IOMMU initialization run *after* PCI enumeration, but
>>> what you are talking about is that it should be changed so that x86
>>> IOMMU initialization is done *before* PCI enumeration like sparc, right?
>> Yes. I don't know whether or when that initialization order will ever
>> be changed, but I do think we should avoid building more
>> infrastructure that depends on the current order.
>> Changing the order is a pretty big deal because it's a lot more than
>> just the IOMMU. Basically I think we should be enumerating ACPI
>> devices, including the IOMMU, before PCI devices, but there's a lot of
>> legacy involved in that area. Added Rafael in case he has any
>> thoughts.
> Well, actually, I'm not really familiar with IOMMUs, sorry.
> I do think that initializing IOMMU before PCI enumeration would be better,
> however. At least if the ordering should be the same on all architectures,
> which I suppose is the case, that's the one I'd choose.

Ok guys. If x86 IOMMU maintainer also thinks changing order is
necessary, maybe I need to give up device reset in kdump kernel and
consider doing it in panic kernel.

Either way, I need bus reset interface to reset devices. Bjorn, could
you review the bus reset patches Alex posted yesterday?

Takao Indoh

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