Re: [Regression, post-rc2] Commit a5ee4eb7541 breaks OpenGL on RS780 (was: Re: Linux 2.6.34-rc3)

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Sat Apr 03 2010 - 15:30:52 EST

On Saturday 03 April 2010, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
> Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > From: Clemens Ladisch <clemens@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: PCI quirk: RS780/RS880: disable MSI completely
> >
> > The missing initialization of the nb_cntl.strap_msi_enable does not
> > seem to be the only problem that prevents MSI, so that quirk is not
> > sufficient to enable MSI on all machines. To be safe, disable MSI
> > unconditionally for the internal graphics and HDMI audio on these
> > chipsets.
> >
> > [rjw: Added the PCI_VENDOR_ID_AI quirk.]
> > ...
> > +DECLARE_PCI_FIXUP_FINAL(PCI_VENDOR_ID_AMD, 0x9602, quirk_disable_msi);
> > +DECLARE_PCI_FIXUP_FINAL(PCI_VENDOR_ID_ASUSTEK, 0x9602, quirk_disable_msi);
> > +DECLARE_PCI_FIXUP_FINAL(PCI_VENDOR_ID_AI, 0x9602, quirk_disable_msi);
> I fear I have to NACK this.

I'm afraid it's too late, the patch has been merged.

> The fact that two OEMs have changed the vendor
> ID makes it likely that this is a bug in AMD's template BIOS code, and that
> we will see the same problem on other systems using other vendor IDs.
> So we should not use the vendor ID of device 0x9602 to declare the quirk, but
> use some other device with an ID that is known to be correct. We already
> access the configuration space of the host bridge, so we should use that.
> Furthermore, the quirk in my first patch was never run at all on the ALi
> system, so it is probable that the nb_cntl.strap_msi_enable detection
> would actually work. Rafael, please test this patch; if it doesn't work
> on your system, we can still remove the check for the strap_msi_enable bit.
> ==========
> Subject: PCI quirk: RS780/RS880: work around wrong vendor IDs of RS780 bridge
> On many RS780 systems, the vendor ID of the PCI/PCI bridge for the
> internal graphics is set to that of the mainboard vendor, so the quirk
> would not match and failed to notice the disabled MSI.
> Since we do not know in advance all possible vendor IDs, we have to
> declare the quirk on another device with an ID that is known to be
> correct, and use that as a stepping stone to find the PCI/PCI bridge,
> if present.
> Signed-off-by: Clemens Ladisch <clemens@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: <stable@xxxxxxxxxx>

Yes, this works (after reverting commit
5193d7a7f500cfbbfc0de221e808208199723521 and removing the
(rdev->flags & RADEON_IS_IGP) test from radeon_irq_kms_init()).

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