>-----Original Message-----
>From: Tomas Henzl [mailto:the...@redhat.com]
>Sent: Monday, October 17, 2016 7:27 PM
>To: Sumit Saxena; linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org
>Cc: martin.peter...@oracle.com; j...@linux.vnet.ibm.com; Kashyap Desai
>Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/7] megaraid_sas: Send SYNCHRONIZE_CACHE command to
>firmware
>
>On 17.10.2016 15:28, Sumit Saxena wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Tomas Henzl [mailto:the...@redhat.com]
>>> Sent: Monday, October 17, 2016 6:44 PM
>>> To: Sumit Saxena; linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org
>>> Cc: martin.peter...@oracle.com; j...@linux.vnet.ibm.com;
>>> kashyap.de...@broadcom.com
>>> Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/7] megaraid_sas: Send SYNCHRONIZE_CACHE
>command
>>> to firmware
>>>
>>> On 17.10.2016 12:24, Sumit Saxena wrote:
>>>> megaraid_sas driver returns SYNCHRONIZE_CACHE command back to SCSI
>>>> layer without sending it to firmware as firmware takes care of
>>>> flushing
>> cache.
>>>> This patch will change the driver behavior wrt SYNCHRONIZE_CACHE
>> handling.
>>>> If underlying firmware has support to handle the SYNCHORNIZE_CACHE,
>>>> driver will send it for firmware otherwise complete it back to SCSI
>>>> layer with SUCCESS immediately.
>>>> If  Firmware  handle SYNCHORNIZE_CACHE for both VD and JBOD
>>>> "canHandleSyncCache" bit in scratch pad register(offset 0x00B4) will
>>>> be set.
>>>>
>>>> This behavior can be controlled via module parameter and user can
>>>> fallback to old behavior of returning SYNCHRONIZE_CACHE by driver
>>>> only without sending it to firmware.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Sumit Saxena <sumit.sax...@broadcom.com>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Kashyap Desai <kashyap.de...@broadcom.com>
>>>> ---
>>>>  drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas.h        |  3 +++
>>>>  drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas_base.c   | 14 ++++++--------
>>>>  drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas_fusion.c |  3 +++
>>>> drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas_fusion.h |  2 ++
>>>>  4 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas.h
>>>> b/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas.h
>>>> index ca86c88..43fd14f 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas.h
>>>> +++ b/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas.h
>>>> @@ -1429,6 +1429,8 @@ enum FW_BOOT_CONTEXT {
>>>>  #define MR_MAX_REPLY_QUEUES_EXT_OFFSET_SHIFT    14
>>>>  #define MR_MAX_MSIX_REG_ARRAY                   16
>>>>  #define MR_RDPQ_MODE_OFFSET                       0X00800000
>>>> +#define MR_CAN_HANDLE_SYNC_CACHE_OFFSET           0X01000000
>>>> +
>>>>  /*
>>>>  * register set for both 1068 and 1078 controllers
>>>>  * structure extended for 1078 registers @@ -2140,6 +2142,7 @@
>>>> struct megasas_instance {
>>>>    u8 is_imr;
>>>>    u8 is_rdpq;
>>>>    bool dev_handle;
>>>> +  bool fw_sync_cache_support;
>>>>  };
>>>>  struct MR_LD_VF_MAP {
>>>>    u32 size;
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas_base.c
>>>> b/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas_base.c
>>>> index 092387f..a4a8e2f 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas_base.c
>>>> +++ b/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas_base.c
>>>> @@ -104,6 +104,10 @@ unsigned int scmd_timeout =
>>>> MEGASAS_DEFAULT_CMD_TIMEOUT;  module_param(scmd_timeout, int,
>>>> S_IRUGO);  MODULE_PARM_DESC(scmd_timeout, "scsi command timeout
>>>> (10-90s), default 90s. See megasas_reset_timer.");
>>>>
>>>> +bool block_sync_cache;
>>>> +module_param(block_sync_cache, bool, S_IRUGO);
>>>> +MODULE_PARM_DESC(block_sync_cache, "Block SYNC CACHE by driver
>>>> +Default: 0(Send it to firmware)");
>>>> +
>>>>  MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
>>>>  MODULE_VERSION(MEGASAS_VERSION);
>>>>  MODULE_AUTHOR("megaraidlinux....@avagotech.com");
>>>> @@ -1700,16 +1704,10 @@ megasas_queue_command(struct Scsi_Host
>>> *shost, struct scsi_cmnd *scmd)
>>>>            goto out_done;
>>>>    }
>>>>
>>>> -  switch (scmd->cmnd[0]) {
>>>> -  case SYNCHRONIZE_CACHE:
>>>> -          /*
>>>> -           * FW takes care of flush cache on its own
>>>> -           * No need to send it down
>>>> -           */
>>>> +  if ((scmd->cmnd[0] == SYNCHRONIZE_CACHE) &&
>>>> +          (!instance->fw_sync_cache_support)) {
>>> Maybe I'm wrong, but isn't the logic inverted?
>>> when fw_sync_cache_support is true  it means that there is a flash
>>> cache
>> or a
>>> battery and we don't have to send the command down ?
>>>
>> If "instance->fw_sync_cache_support" is set to true, it means driver
>> can send SYNCHRONIZE_CACHE to firmware(firmware has infrastructure to
>> support SYNCHRONIZE_CACHE).
>> If "instance->fw_sync_cache_support" is set to false, it means FW does
>> not support to handle SYNCHRONIZE_CACHE and FW will flush cache during
>> shutdown.
>
>Thanks, in that case it is correct.
>
>>>> +  if (!block_sync_cache)
>>>> +          instance->fw_sync_cache_support = (scratch_pad_2 &
>>>> +                  MR_CAN_HANDLE_SYNC_CACHE_OFFSET) ? 1 : 0;
>
>Please add a warning or log the state of the synchronise cache command on
>the
>controller.

Ok. thanks for pointing it out. I will add a print for the same.
>
>
>>>>    IOCInitMessage =
>>>>      dma_alloc_coherent(&instance->pdev->dev,
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas_fusion.h
>>>> b/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas_fusion.h
>>>> index e3bee04..2857154 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas_fusion.h
>>>> +++ b/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas_fusion.h
>>>> @@ -72,6 +72,8 @@
>>>>  #define MPI2_SUP_REPLY_POST_HOST_INDEX_OFFSET   (0x0000030C)
>>>>  #define MPI2_REPLY_POST_HOST_INDEX_OFFSET (0x0000006C)
>>>>
>>>> +extern bool block_sync_cache;
>>>> +
>>>>  /*
>>>>   * Raid context flags
>>>>   */
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