Re: [PATCH v3] pci: prevent putting nvidia GPUs into lower device states on certain intel bridges

From: Karol Herbst
Date: Mon Oct 21 2019 - 10:49:23 EST

On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 4:09 PM Mika Westerberg
<mika.westerberg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 03:54:09PM +0200, Karol Herbst wrote:
> > > I really would like to provide you more information about such
> > > workaround but I'm not aware of any ;-) I have not seen any issues like
> > > this when D3cold is properly implemented in the platform. That's why
> > > I'm bit skeptical that this has anything to do with specific Intel PCIe
> > > ports. More likely it is some power sequence in the _ON/_OFF() methods
> > > that is run differently on Windows.
> >
> > yeah.. maybe. I really don't know what's the actual root cause. I just
> > know that with this workaround it works perfectly fine on my and some
> > other systems it was tested on. Do you know who would be best to
> > approach to get proper documentation about those methods and what are
> > the actual prerequisites of those methods?
> Those should be documented in the ACPI spec. Chapter 7 should explain
> power resources and the device power methods in detail.

either I looked up the wrong spec or the documentation isn't really
saying much there.