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From: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@kernel.org>
To: Al Stone <ahs3@redhat.com>, Prashanth Prakash <pprakash@codeaurora.org>
Cc: ACPI Devel Maling List <linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Jassi Brar <jassisinghbrar@gmail.com>,
	"Rafael J . Wysocki" <rjw@rjwysocki.net>,
	Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 3/3] mailbox: ACPI: erroneous error message when parsing the ACPI PCCT
Date: Sat, 12 May 2018 13:49:22 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJZ5v0i8SbH-m4fBkH5a-pOV5t+TN4OrW=0X+GA+g7SeWvQKtA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180501003907.4322-4-ahs3@redhat.com>

On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 2:39 AM, Al Stone <ahs3@redhat.com> wrote:
> There have been multiple reports of the following error message:
>
> [    0.068293] Error parsing PCC subspaces from PCCT
>
> This error message is not correct.  In multiple cases examined, the PCCT
> (Platform Communications Channel Table) concerned is actually properly
> constructed; the problem is that acpi_pcc_probe() which reads the PCCT
> is making the assumption that the only valid PCCT is one that contains
> subtables of one of two types: ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_SUBSPACE or
> ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_TYPE2.  The number of subtables of these
> types are counted and as long as there is at least one of the desired
> types, the acpi_pcc_probe() succeeds.  When no subtables of these types
> are found, regardless of whether or not any other subtable types are
> present, the error mentioned above is reported.
>
> In the cases reported to me personally, the PCCT contains exactly one
> subtable of type ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_GENERIC_SUBSPACE.  The function
> acpi_pcc_probe() does not count it as a valid subtable, so believes
> there to be no valid subtables, and hence outputs the error message.
>
> An example of the PCCT being reported as erroneous yet perfectly fine
> is the following:
>
>                     Signature : "PCCT"
>                  Table Length : 0000006E
>                      Revision : 05
>                      Checksum : A9
>                        Oem ID : "XXXXXX"
>                  Oem Table ID : "XXXXX   "
>                  Oem Revision : 00002280
>               Asl Compiler ID : "XXXX"
>         Asl Compiler Revision : 00000002
>
>         Flags (decoded below) : 00000001
>                      Platform : 1
>                      Reserved : 0000000000000000
>
>                 Subtable Type : 00 [Generic Communications Subspace]
>                        Length : 3E
>
>                      Reserved : 000000000000
>                  Base Address : 00000000DCE43018
>                Address Length : 0000000000001000
>
>             Doorbell Register : [Generic Address Structure]
>                      Space ID : 01 [SystemIO]
>                     Bit Width : 08
>                    Bit Offset : 00
>          Encoded Access Width : 01 [Byte Access:8]
>                       Address : 0000000000001842
>
>                 Preserve Mask : 00000000000000FD
>                    Write Mask : 0000000000000002
>               Command Latency : 00001388
>           Maximum Access Rate : 00000000
>       Minimum Turnaround Time : 0000
>
> To fix this, we count up all of the possible subtable types for the
> PCCT, and only report an error when there are none (which could mean
> either no subtables, or no valid subtables), or there are too many.
> We also change the logic so that if there is a valid subtable, we
> do try to initialize it per the PCCT subtable contents.  This is a
> change in functionality; previously, the probe would have returned
> right after the error message and would not have tried to use any
> other subtable definition.
>
> Tested on my personal laptop which showed the error previously; the
> error message no longer appears and the laptop appears to operate
> normally.
>
> Signed-off-by: Al Stone <ahs3@redhat.com>
> Cc: Jassi Brar <jassisinghbrar@gmail.com>
> Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@rjwysocki.net>
> Cc: Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>

Prashanth, any commens or concerns regarding this?

> ---
>  drivers/mailbox/pcc.c | 96 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------------
>  1 file changed, 63 insertions(+), 33 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/mailbox/pcc.c b/drivers/mailbox/pcc.c
> index 3ef7f036ceea..72af37d7e95e 100644
> --- a/drivers/mailbox/pcc.c
> +++ b/drivers/mailbox/pcc.c
> @@ -372,13 +372,37 @@ static const struct mbox_chan_ops pcc_chan_ops = {
>         .send_data = pcc_send_data,
>  };
>
> +/*
> + *
> + * count_pcc_subspaces -- Count PCC subspaces not used in reduced HW systems.
> + * @header: Pointer to the ACPI subtable header under the PCCT.
> + * @end: End of subtable entry.
> + *
> + * Return: If we find a PCC subspace entry that is one of the types used
> + *     in reduced hardware systems, return -EINVAL.  Otherwise, return 0.
> + *
> + * This gets called for each subtable in the PCC table.
> + */
> +static int count_pcc_subspaces(struct acpi_subtable_header *header,
> +               const unsigned long end)
> +{
> +       struct acpi_pcct_subspace *pcct_ss = (struct acpi_pcct_subspace *) header;
> +
> +       if ((pcct_ss->header.type <= ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_RESERVED) &&
> +           (pcct_ss->header.type != ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_SUBSPACE) &&
> +           (pcct_ss->header.type != ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_SUBSPACE_TYPE2))
> +               return 0;
> +
> +       return -EINVAL;
> +}
> +
>  /**
> - * parse_pcc_subspace - Parse the PCC table and verify PCC subspace
> - *             entries. There should be one entry per PCC client.
> + * parse_pcc_subspaces -- Count PCC subspaces used only in reduced HW systems.
>   * @header: Pointer to the ACPI subtable header under the PCCT.
>   * @end: End of subtable entry.
>   *
> - * Return: 0 for Success, else errno.
> + * Return: If we find a PCC subspace entry that is one of the types used
> + *     in reduced hardware systems, return 0.  Otherwise, return -EINVAL.
>   *
>   * This gets called for each entry in the PCC table.
>   */
> @@ -393,10 +417,8 @@ static int parse_pcc_subspace(struct acpi_subtable_header *header,
>                 if ((pcct_ss->header.type !=
>                                 ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_SUBSPACE)
>                     && (pcct_ss->header.type !=
> -                               ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_SUBSPACE_TYPE2)) {
> -                       pr_err("Incorrect PCC Subspace type detected\n");
> +                               ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_SUBSPACE_TYPE2))
>                         return -EINVAL;
> -               }
>         }
>
>         return 0;
> @@ -449,8 +471,8 @@ static int __init acpi_pcc_probe(void)
>         struct acpi_table_header *pcct_tbl;
>         struct acpi_subtable_header *pcct_entry;
>         struct acpi_table_pcct *acpi_pcct_tbl;
> +       struct acpi_subtable_proc proc[ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_RESERVED];
>         int count, i, rc;
> -       int sum = 0;
>         acpi_status status = AE_OK;
>
>         /* Search for PCCT */
> @@ -459,43 +481,45 @@ static int __init acpi_pcc_probe(void)
>         if (ACPI_FAILURE(status) || !pcct_tbl)
>                 return -ENODEV;
>
> -       count = acpi_table_parse_entries(ACPI_SIG_PCCT,
> -                       sizeof(struct acpi_table_pcct),
> -                       ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_SUBSPACE,
> -                       parse_pcc_subspace, MAX_PCC_SUBSPACES);
> -       sum += (count > 0) ? count : 0;
> -
> -       count = acpi_table_parse_entries(ACPI_SIG_PCCT,
> -                       sizeof(struct acpi_table_pcct),
> -                       ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_SUBSPACE_TYPE2,
> -                       parse_pcc_subspace, MAX_PCC_SUBSPACES);
> -       sum += (count > 0) ? count : 0;
> +       /* Set up the subtable handlers */
> +       for (i = ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_GENERIC_SUBSPACE;
> +            i < ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_RESERVED; i++) {
> +               proc[i].id = i;
> +               proc[i].count = 0;
> +               if (i == ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_SUBSPACE ||
> +                   i == ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_SUBSPACE_TYPE2)
> +                       proc[i].handler = parse_pcc_subspace;
> +               else
> +                       proc[i].handler = count_pcc_subspaces;
> +       }
>
> -       if (sum == 0 || sum >= MAX_PCC_SUBSPACES) {
> -               pr_err("Error parsing PCC subspaces from PCCT\n");
> +       count = acpi_table_parse_entries_array(ACPI_SIG_PCCT,
> +                       sizeof(struct acpi_table_pcct), proc,
> +                       ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_RESERVED, MAX_PCC_SUBSPACES);
> +       if (count == 0 || count > MAX_PCC_SUBSPACES) {
> +               pr_warn("Invalid PCCT: %d PCC subspaces\n", count);
>                 return -EINVAL;
>         }
>
> -       pcc_mbox_channels = kzalloc(sizeof(struct mbox_chan) *
> -                       sum, GFP_KERNEL);
> +       pcc_mbox_channels = kzalloc(sizeof(struct mbox_chan) * count, GFP_KERNEL);
>         if (!pcc_mbox_channels) {
>                 pr_err("Could not allocate space for PCC mbox channels\n");
>                 return -ENOMEM;
>         }
>
> -       pcc_doorbell_vaddr = kcalloc(sum, sizeof(void *), GFP_KERNEL);
> +       pcc_doorbell_vaddr = kcalloc(count, sizeof(void *), GFP_KERNEL);
>         if (!pcc_doorbell_vaddr) {
>                 rc = -ENOMEM;
>                 goto err_free_mbox;
>         }
>
> -       pcc_doorbell_ack_vaddr = kcalloc(sum, sizeof(void *), GFP_KERNEL);
> +       pcc_doorbell_ack_vaddr = kcalloc(count, sizeof(void *), GFP_KERNEL);
>         if (!pcc_doorbell_ack_vaddr) {
>                 rc = -ENOMEM;
>                 goto err_free_db_vaddr;
>         }
>
> -       pcc_doorbell_irq = kcalloc(sum, sizeof(int), GFP_KERNEL);
> +       pcc_doorbell_irq = kcalloc(count, sizeof(int), GFP_KERNEL);
>         if (!pcc_doorbell_irq) {
>                 rc = -ENOMEM;
>                 goto err_free_db_ack_vaddr;
> @@ -509,18 +533,24 @@ static int __init acpi_pcc_probe(void)
>         if (acpi_pcct_tbl->flags & ACPI_PCCT_DOORBELL)
>                 pcc_mbox_ctrl.txdone_irq = true;
>
> -       for (i = 0; i < sum; i++) {
> +       for (i = 0; i < count; i++) {
>                 struct acpi_generic_address *db_reg;
> -               struct acpi_pcct_hw_reduced *pcct_ss;
> +               struct acpi_pcct_subspace *pcct_ss;
>                 pcc_mbox_channels[i].con_priv = pcct_entry;
>
> -               pcct_ss = (struct acpi_pcct_hw_reduced *) pcct_entry;
> +               if (pcct_entry->type == ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_SUBSPACE ||
> +                   pcct_entry->type == ACPI_PCCT_TYPE_HW_REDUCED_SUBSPACE_TYPE2) {
> +                       struct acpi_pcct_hw_reduced *pcct_hrss;
> +
> +                       pcct_hrss = (struct acpi_pcct_hw_reduced *) pcct_entry;
>
> -               if (pcc_mbox_ctrl.txdone_irq) {
> -                       rc = pcc_parse_subspace_irq(i, pcct_ss);
> -                       if (rc < 0)
> -                               goto err;
> +                       if (pcc_mbox_ctrl.txdone_irq) {
> +                               rc = pcc_parse_subspace_irq(i, pcct_hrss);
> +                               if (rc < 0)
> +                                       goto err;
> +                       }
>                 }
> +               pcct_ss = (struct acpi_pcct_subspace *) pcct_entry;
>
>                 /* If doorbell is in system memory cache the virt address */
>                 db_reg = &pcct_ss->doorbell_register;
> @@ -531,7 +561,7 @@ static int __init acpi_pcc_probe(void)
>                         ((unsigned long) pcct_entry + pcct_entry->length);
>         }
>
> -       pcc_mbox_ctrl.num_chans = sum;
> +       pcc_mbox_ctrl.num_chans = count;
>
>         pr_info("Detected %d PCC Subspaces\n", pcc_mbox_ctrl.num_chans);
>
> --
> 2.14.3
>
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  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-12 11:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-01  0:39 [PATCH v3 0/3] mailbox: ACPI: Remove incorrect error message about parsing PCCT Al Stone
2018-05-01  0:39 ` [PATCH v3 1/3] ACPI: improve function documentation for acpi_parse_entries_array() Al Stone
2018-05-01  0:39 ` [PATCH v3 2/3] ACPI: ensure acpi_parse_entries_array() does not access non-existent table data Al Stone
2018-05-15 17:19   ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2018-05-15 21:53     ` Al Stone
2018-05-16 15:09       ` Al Stone
2018-05-01  0:39 ` [PATCH v3 3/3] mailbox: ACPI: erroneous error message when parsing the ACPI PCCT Al Stone
2018-05-12 11:49   ` Rafael J. Wysocki [this message]
2018-05-14 21:04   ` Prakash, Prashanth
2018-05-14 22:49     ` Al Stone
2018-05-15  8:00       ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2018-05-16 22:01         ` [PATCH v4 3/3] mailbox: ACPI: erroneous error message when parsing the ACPI, PCCT Al Stone
2018-05-17 10:24           ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2018-05-17 19:48             ` Prakash, Prashanth
2018-05-23 11:34               ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2018-05-16 22:03         ` [PATCH v3 3/3] mailbox: ACPI: erroneous error message when parsing the ACPI PCCT Al Stone
2018-05-13  8:30 ` [PATCH v3 0/3] mailbox: ACPI: Remove incorrect error message about parsing PCCT Rafael J. Wysocki

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