On Thursday, February 22, 2018 9:35:43 AM CET Lukas Wunner wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 05:20:40PM -0600, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 04:25:08PM +0530, George Cherian wrote:
> > > I have found another configuration where this fails.
> > > Following is the configuration
> > > 1) Connected a PCIe Intel i40 card under the root port.
> > > 2) unbind the i40 driver and bind with vfio-pci driver.
> > > 3) Run lspci in a loop. "lspci -s xx:xx.xx -vvv"
> > >
> > > I get the same synchronous external abort.
> > > In this case the vfio-pci driver probe it moves the device (i40) to
> > > D3hot provided disable_idle_d3 is not set. lspci tries to do
> > > the config_access which fails with synchronous external abort when
> > > the root port transitions to D3hot.
> > It *looks* like rpm_resume() should resume parent devices, i.e., the
> > root port, but I don't know that code at all.
> It does that unless the ignore_children flag is set, which only few
> drivers do.
And the PCIe port driver doesn't do that in particular, so PCIe ports
should be resumed by the resume of devices below them.