Re: pciehp is broken from 4.10-rc1

From: Bjorn Helgaas
Date: Wed Feb 08 2017 - 12:37:25 EST

On Mon, Feb 06, 2017 at 10:35:28PM +0100, Lukas Wunner wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 06, 2017 at 12:37:06PM +0200, Mika Westerberg wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 05, 2017 at 08:34:54AM +0100, Lukas Wunner wrote:
> > > @Mika, Rafael: Are you aware of Skylake machines with unreliable link
> > > training, or perhaps errata of Skylake chips related to link training
> > > on hotplug ports?
> >
> > According to the 100-series (the chipset used with Skylake) errata
> > below, I don't see any mentions related to PCIe link training issues.
> >
> >
> Yinghai Lu responded off-list that the hardware in question is an
> unreleased / secret Intel product, so this particular issue cannot
> be expected to be documented publicly at this point.
> Of course this raises the question whether issues with unreleased
> products can at all be considered valid regressions, given that the
> final product may not regress. It seems like a novelty to me that
> patches would get reverted for something like this, but we'll see.

I assume the hardware will eventually be released, and I assume the
hardware will not be changed because of this issue. I would like to
avoid the situation of having v4.9 but not v4.10 work on this