From: Ding Tianhong
Date: Thu Jul 06 2017 - 09:00:57 EST

Hi Bjorn:

Could you please give some feedback about this patchset, it looks like no more comments for more than a week,
thanks. :)


On 2017/6/29 13:47, Ding Tianhong wrote:
> ping
> On 2017/6/22 20:15, Ding Tianhong wrote:
>> Some devices have problems with Transaction Layer Packets with the Relaxed
>> Ordering Attribute set. This patch set adds a new PCIe Device Flag,
>> PCI_DEV_FLAGS_NO_RELAXED_ORDERING, a set of PCI Quirks to catch some known
>> devices with Relaxed Ordering issues, and a use of this new flag by the
>> cxgb4 driver to avoid using Relaxed Ordering with problematic Root Complex
>> Ports.
>> It's been years since I've submitted patches, I appolgise for the
>> almost certain submission errors.
>> v2: Alexander point out that the v1 was only a part of the whole solution,
>> some platform which has some issues could use the new flag to indicate
>> that it is not safe to enable relaxed ordering attribute, then we need
>> to clear the relaxed ordering enable bits in the PCI configuration when
>> initializing the device. So add a new second patch to modify the PCI
>> initialization code to clear the relaxed ordering enable bit in the
>> event that the root complex doesn't want relaxed ordering enabled.
>> The third patch was base on the v1's second patch and only be changed
>> to query the relaxed ordering enable bit in the PCI configuration space
>> to allow the Chelsio NIC to send TLPs with the relaxed ordering attributes
>> set.
>> This version didn't plan to drop the defines for Intel Drivers to use the
>> new checking way to enable relaxed ordering because it is not the hardest
>> part of the moment, we could fix it in next patchset when this patches
>> reach the goal.
>> v3: Redesigned the logic for pci_configure_relaxed_ordering when configuration,
>> If a PCIe device didn't enable the relaxed ordering attribute default,
>> we should not do anything in the PCIe configuration, otherwise we
>> should check if any of the devices above us do not support relaxed
>> ordering by the PCI_DEV_FLAGS_NO_RELAXED_ORDERING flag, then base on
>> the result if we get a return that indicate that the relaxed ordering
>> is not supported we should update our device to disable relaxed ordering
>> in configuration space. If the device above us doesn't exist or isn't
>> the PCIe device, we shouldn't do anything and skip updating relaxed ordering
>> because we are probably running in a guest.
>> v4: Rename the functions pcie_get_relaxed_ordering and pcie_disable_relaxed_ordering
>> according John's suggestion, and modify the description, use the true/false
>> as the return value.
>> We shouldn't enable relaxed ordering attribute by the setting in the root
>> complex configuration space for PCIe device, so fix it for cxgb4.
>> Fix some format issues.
>> v5: Removed the unnecessary code for some function which only return the bool
>> value, and add the check for VF device.
>> Make this patch set base on 4.12-rc5.
>> v6: Fix the logic error in the need to enable the relaxed ordering attribute for cxgb4.
>> Casey Leedom (2):
>> PCI: Add new PCIe Fabric End Node flag,
>> net/cxgb4: Use new PCI_DEV_FLAGS_NO_RELAXED_ORDERING flag
>> Ding Tianhong (1):
>> PCI: Enable PCIe Relaxed Ordering if supported
>> drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4.h | 1 +
>> drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_main.c | 17 ++++++++++
>> drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/sge.c | 5 +--
>> drivers/pci/pci.c | 32 +++++++++++++++++++
>> drivers/pci/probe.c | 41 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> drivers/pci/quirks.c | 38 +++++++++++++++++++++++
>> include/linux/pci.h | 4 +++
>> 7 files changed, 136 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)