Re: [PATCH] arm: footbridge_defconfig: disable IDE subsystem

From: Russell King - ARM Linux
Date: Fri Aug 14 2015 - 14:47:09 EST

On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 08:08:13PM +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> On Friday, August 14, 2015 06:43:30 PM Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 07:04:23PM +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> > > This patch disables deprecated IDE subsystem in footbridge_defconfig
> > > (no IDE host drivers are selected in this config so there is no valid
> > > reason to enable IDE subsystem itself).
> >
> > That's actually incorrect. I use IDE on Footbridge because it works
> > loads with my CY82C693 board. I never submitted the patches which make
> > CY82C693 work on ARM though...
> >
> > However, the CY82C693 must not be allowed to use DMA (which is why the
> > ATA driver can't be used) - if it does, it locks the PCI bus. It's
> > a hardware incompatibility between some PCI devices and the Footbridge.
> PATA driver is the same in this regard as IDE one. They both try to
> use DMA if supported by a device. Would be great if you could fix
> them (or at least PATA one) to limit your setup to PIO automatically
> (please also note that you can limit libata to PIO manually these
> days).
> When it comes to CY82C693 there is also a leftover issue with PATA
> driver that it only supports primary interface currently (BTW this is
> why I left Alpha's defconfig alone for now - it uses CY82C693). I can
> look into fixing this (or assist in this work) if you are interested
> in it.

Well, it looks like the PCI layer has been screwed for this for some time:

cy82c693 0000:00:06.1: IDE controller (0x1080:0xc693 rev 0x00)
Cypress_IDE 0000:00:06.1: device not available (can't reserve [io 0x0170-0x0177])
Cypress_IDE 0000:00:06.1: device not available (can't reserve [io 0x0170-0x0177])
cy82c693 0000:00:06.1: couldn't enable device
Cypress_IDE: probe of 0000:00:06.1 failed with error -22

The PCI layer forces the standard legacy ports onto the Cypress device,
and then the "primary" resources get null'd out by the long-standing
CY82C693 quirk in the ARM bios32.c.

However - the ARM quick is not what causes the above - the above looks
to be caused by the generic PCI code going wrong - it adds those
legacy resources, and nothing ever connects them to the resource tree:

000000a0-000000bf : pic2
000000c0-000000df : dma2
00000213-00000213 : ISAPnP
000002f8-000002ff : serial8250.0

which then causes pci_enable_device() to fail.

I doubt CY82C693 even works on Alpha... or any IDE interface using the
legacy IO ports... So it may take quite a bit of work to get going
again - not something I'm going to attempt prior to the 4.3 merge

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