[PATCH] wireless: ath10k: Return early in ath10k_qmi_event_server_exit() to avoid hard crash on reboot

Kalle Valo kvalo at codeaurora.org
Mon Sep 7 12:12:18 EDT 2020

Govind Singh <govinds at codeaurora.org> writes:

> On 2020-08-28 18:22, Kalle Valo wrote:
>> Amit Pundir <amit.pundir at linaro.org> writes:
>>> On Mon, 8 Jun 2020 at 17:07, Kalle Valo <kvalo at codeaurora.org> wrote:
>>>> > I don't agree with this. If you read through the replies to the bug report,
>>>> > it is clear that NS migration uncovered a corner case or even a bug. So we
>>>> > should try to fix that indeed.
>>>> I'm with Mani, we should try to fix ath10k instead. Hopefully we can
>>>> find a fix soon.
>>> Hi Team,
>>> Any updates on this? I can reproduce this hard crash on v5.9-rc1 as
>>> well.
>>> It is not a blocker for us because we switched to a userspace
>>> workaround, where we do not wait for modem to shutdown gracefully and
>>> SIGKILL it instead, during the shutdown/reboot process. But I'm happy
>>> to take a swing at any intermediate/in-progress solution available.
>> Govind submitted this patch and later he asked to drop it, but I think
>> it would be a good idea to test it anyway:
>> ath10k: Move msa region map/unmap to init/deinit path
>> https://lkml.kernel.org/r/1591191231-31917-1-git-send-email-govinds@codeaurora.org
>> (patchwork is down so I cannot give a patchwork link)
> This patchwork is not fixing the issue and changing MSA mapping
> sequence is major design change. This issue is only seen with DB845
> which uses SCM call, newer targets QCS404/SC7180/SM8150 will not have
> this issue as MSA mapping is hard-coded in TZ. Probably changes in qmi
> layer to give different indication for this scenario and changes in FW
> is required to mitigate this issue gracefully.

Oh, bad news :/ Can anyone look at that in detail? Even a quick hack
patch would get this forward.


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