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From: "Michel Dänzer" <michel@daenzer.net>
To: Ilia Mirkin <imirkin@alum.mit.edu>
Cc: "amd-gfx mailing list" <amd-gfx@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	"Christian König" <christian.koenig@amd.com>,
	dri-devel <dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] drm/ttm: Only allocate huge pages with new flag TTM_PAGE_FLAG_TRANSHUGE
Date: Wed, 2 May 2018 10:08:43 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <d3fdbdd3-cbc8-449d-d589-e1eb0bffafb2@daenzer.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAKb7UvibaW0d3H++c4dMFgeXQUYTMVFhi1qO=5W-NFbDWVDT2w@mail.gmail.com>

On 2018-04-29 01:56 AM, Ilia Mirkin wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 28, 2018 at 7:02 PM, Michel Dänzer <michel@daenzer.net> wrote:
>>
>> Unfortunately, there was an swiotlb regression (not directly related to
>> Christian's work) shortly after this fix, also in 4.16-rc1, which is now
>> fixed in 4.17-rc1 and will be backported to 4.16.y.
> 
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/commit/?h=v4.16.5&id=2c9dacf5bfe1e45d96dfe97cb71d2b717786a7b9
> 
> This guy? Didn't help. I'm running 4.16.4 right now.

Try https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/patch/219765/ .


>>> We now have *two* broken releases, v4.15 and v4.16 (anything that
>>> spews error messages and stack traces ad-infinitum in dmesg is, by
>>> definition, broken).
>>
>> I haven't seen any evidence that there's still an issue in 4.15, is
>> there any?
> 
> Well, I did have a late 4.15 rc kernel in addition to the 'suppress
> warning' patch. Now I'm questioning my memory of whether the issue was
> resolved there or not. I'm pretty sure that 'not', but no longer 100%.

It seems pretty clear it is in fact resolved in 4.15. Even if it indeed
wasn't for you, did you expect us to find out by monitoring you on IRC 24/7?


> As a user who is not in a position to debug this directly due to lack
> of time and knowledge, [...]

I have plenty of other things to do other than looking into this and
coming up with the fix above as well, and I'm no more knowledgeable
about the SWIOTLB code than you.

Anyway, nobody can track down every problem they run into. But let me
kindly ask you to more carefully look at the information available
before deciding which tree to bark up in the future.


-- 
Earthling Michel Dänzer               |               http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast             |             Mesa and X developer

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-02  8:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-26 15:06 [PATCH 1/2] drm/ttm: Add TTM_PAGE_FLAG_TRANSHUGE Michel Dänzer
2018-04-26 15:06 ` [PATCH 2/2] drm/ttm: Use GFP_TRANSHUGE_LIGHT for allocating huge pages Michel Dänzer
2018-04-29  7:04   ` Christian König
2018-04-27  2:51 ` [PATCH 1/2] drm/ttm: Add TTM_PAGE_FLAG_TRANSHUGE zhoucm1
2018-04-27  8:41   ` Michel Dänzer
2018-04-27 13:08 ` [PATCH v2 1/2] drm/ttm: Only allocate huge pages with new flag TTM_PAGE_FLAG_TRANSHUGE Michel Dänzer
2018-04-28 16:30   ` Ilia Mirkin
2018-04-28 23:02     ` Michel Dänzer
2018-04-28 23:56       ` Ilia Mirkin
2018-05-02  8:08         ` Michel Dänzer [this message]
2018-04-29  7:02       ` Christian König
2018-04-30 16:33         ` Michel Dänzer
2018-04-30 18:22           ` Christian König
2018-04-30 23:15             ` Dave Airlie
2018-05-01 13:59               ` Michel Dänzer

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