Re: [PATCH] Revert "drm/nouveau/fifo/gk104: kick channels when deactivating them"

From: Afzal Mohammed
Date: Wed Aug 12 2015 - 02:01:09 EST


On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 01:17:38PM +0900, Alexandre Courbot wrote:
> This reverts commit 1addc1264852
> This commit seems to cause crashes in gk104_fifo_intr_runlist() by
> returning 0xbad0da00 when register 0x2a00 is read. Since this commit was
> intended for GM20B which is not completely supported yet, let's revert
> it for the time being.
> Reported-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers3@xxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Alexandre Courbot <acourbot@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> David, it would be great if this could be merged for 4.2 since lots of
> users could potentially experience this issue. Thanks!

Tested-by: Afzal Mohammed <>

Please help $subject reach mainline for 4.2, w/o this revert, the
system here hangs most (>90%) of the time at boot time.

As an aside, yesterday after a marathon git bisect, came to the same
solution (though I don't understand what that change means). Was
about to report it and saw this one. Thanks Alexandre.

W/o the revert, in the rare case where it boots, below is observed in
addition to as compared to w/ revert,

[ 9.826010] nouveau E[ PBUS][0000:01:00.0] MMIO read of 0x00000000 FAULT at 0x122130 [ !ENGINE ]

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