Fwd: ath10k related kernel crash in wireless-testing (3.12.0-rc3-wl+)
greearb at candelatech.com
Mon Oct 21 11:59:58 EDT 2013
On 10/21/2013 07:00 AM, Kalle Valo wrote:
> Kalle Valo <kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com> writes:
>> Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> writes:
>>> I sent this to the wrong list the first time.
>>> Do you know if this is already addressed? If not, I'll see if I can
>>> find a fix.
>>> ath10k: MSI-X interrupt handling (8 intrs)
>>> ath10k: Unable to wakeup target
>>> ath10k: target took longer 5000 us to wake up (awake count 1)
>>> ath10k: Failed to get pcie state addr: -16
>>> ath10k: early firmware event indicated
>>> BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000004
>>> IP: [<ffffffffa06ae46c>] ath10k_ce_completed_send_next+0x47/0x122
>> I think there are two bugs here:
>> 1) Cold reset doesn't always work, Michal has a patch for that. That's
>> why the wakeup fails:
>> 2) We enable interrupts too early and if wakeup fails and we get a
>> spurious interrupt ath10k crashes. We don't have a fix for this yet.
> I was able to reproduce your crash and it seems that my patch "ath10k:
> add error handling to ath10k_pci_wait()" fixes the crash. But it's not
> an ultimate solution, it's just bandaid for the issue:
> [ 3200.447601] ath10k: MSI-X didn't succeed (1), trying MSI
> [ 3200.447898] ath10k_pci 0000:02:00.0: irq 49 for MSI/MSI-X
> [ 3200.449101] ath10k: MSI interrupt handling
> [ 3201.620679] ath10k: Unable to wakeup target
> [ 3201.620754] ath10k: Failed to reset target, target did not wake up: -110
> [ 3201.621111] ath10k: early firmware event indicated
> [ 3201.621624] ath10k: could not start pci hif (-110)
> [ 3201.621691] ath10k: could not probe fw (-110)
> [ 3201.621750] ath10k: could not register driver core (-110)
> We are working on fixing the wakeup issue, doing just warm reset helps
> but there are other problems with that. Need to investigate more.
> And we need to fix the interrupt race properly at some point, I added a
> todo entry for this:
Thanks. Is this the proper repository to develop/test against?
Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc http://www.candelatech.com
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