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From: Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@intel.com>
To: Karol Herbst <kherbst@redhat.com>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@google.com>,
	Lyude Paul <lyude@redhat.com>,
	"Rafael J . Wysocki" <rjw@rjwysocki.net>,
	Linux PCI <linux-pci@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux PM <linux-pm@vger.kernel.org>,
	dri-devel <dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	nouveau <nouveau@lists.freedesktop.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6] pci: prevent putting nvidia GPUs into lower device states on certain intel bridges
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2020 07:40:06 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200306054006.GZ2540@lahna.fi.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CACO55ts7VGUJoSM_X_huZ0o68+P6SaWgFKbQzkw=-F+Kh5WfcA@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, Mar 05, 2020 at 05:11:57PM +0100, Karol Herbst wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2020 at 10:33 AM Mika Westerberg
> <mika.westerberg@intel.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 03, 2020 at 11:10:52AM +0100, Karol Herbst wrote:
> > > Fixes state transitions of Nvidia Pascal GPUs from D3cold into higher device
> > > states.
> >
> > I think it is good to explain bit more here why this fix is needed.
> >
> 
> is something like this fine?
> 
> Fixes the infamous 'runpm' bug many users are facing on Laptops with Nvidia
> Pascal GPUs by skipping PCI power state changes on the GPU.

I would open up 'runpm' -> runtime PM.

> It's still unknown why this issue exists, but this is a reliable workaround
> and solves a very annoying issue for user having to choose between a
> crashing kernel or higher power consumption of their Laptops.

Also I think it would be good to include a short log snippet how this
manifests and in what kind of scenario it happens.

      reply	other threads:[~2020-03-06  5:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-03 10:10 Karol Herbst
2020-03-04  9:33 ` Mika Westerberg
2020-03-05 16:11   ` Karol Herbst
2020-03-06  5:40     ` Mika Westerberg [this message]

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