broonie-regmap/for-next bisection: boot on ox820-cloudengines-pogoplug-series-3

Florian Fainelli f.fainelli at gmail.com
Mon Jan 6 21:50:47 PST 2020



On 1/6/2020 9:24 PM, Sriram Dash wrote:
>> From: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: broonie-regmap/for-next bisection: boot on ox820-cloudengines-
>> pogoplug-series-3
>>
>> On 1/3/20 5:30 AM, Sriram Dash wrote:
>>>> From: kernelci.org bot <bot at kernelci.org>
>>>> Subject: broonie-regmap/for-next bisection: boot on
>>>> ox820-cloudengines-
>>>> pogoplug-series-3
>>>>
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>>>> broonie-regmap/for-next bisection: boot on
>>>> ox820-cloudengines-pogoplug-
>>>> series-3
>>>>
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>>>>   Result:     d3e014ec7d5e net: stmmac: platform: Fix MDIO init for platforms
>>>> without PHY
>>>>
>>>> Checks:
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>>>>
>>>> Parameters:
>>>>   Tree:       broonie-regmap
>>>>   URL:
>>>> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/broonie/regmap.git
>>>>   Branch:     for-next
>>>>   Target:     ox820-cloudengines-pogoplug-series-3
>>>>   CPU arch:   arm
>>>>   Lab:        lab-baylibre
>>>>   Compiler:   gcc-8
>>>>   Config:     oxnas_v6_defconfig
>>>>   Test suite: boot
>>>>
>>>> Breaking commit found:
>>>>
>>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> ---------- commit d3e014ec7d5ebe9644b5486bc530b91e62bbf624
>>>> Author: Padmanabhan Rajanbabu <p.rajanbabu at samsung.com>
>>>> Date:   Thu Dec 19 15:47:01 2019 +0530
>>>>
>>>>     net: stmmac: platform: Fix MDIO init for platforms without PHY
>>>>
>>>>     The current implementation of "stmmac_dt_phy" function initializes
>>>>     the MDIO platform bus data, even in the absence of PHY. This fix
>>>>     will skip MDIO initialization if there is no PHY present.
>>>>
>>>>     Fixes: 7437127 ("net: stmmac: Convert to phylink and remove phylib logic")
>>>>     Acked-by: Jayati Sahu <jayati.sahu at samsung.com>
>>>>     Signed-off-by: Sriram Dash <sriram.dash at samsung.com>
>>>>     Signed-off-by: Padmanabhan Rajanbabu <p.rajanbabu at samsung.com>
>>>>     Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c
>>>> b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c
>>>> index bedaff0c13bd..cc8d7e7bf9ac 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c
>>>> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c
>>>> @@ -320,7 +320,7 @@ static int stmmac_mtl_setup(struct
>>>> platform_device *pdev,  static int stmmac_dt_phy(struct
>> plat_stmmacenet_data *plat,
>>>>  			 struct device_node *np, struct device *dev)  {
>>>> -	bool mdio = true;
>>>> +	bool mdio = false;
>>>>  	static const struct of_device_id need_mdio_ids[] = {
>>>>  		{ .compatible = "snps,dwc-qos-ethernet-4.10" },
>>>>  		{},
>>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> ----------
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Git bisection log:
>>>>
>>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> ----------
>>>> git bisect start
>>>> # good: [e42617b825f8073569da76dc4510bfa019b1c35a] Linux 5.5-rc1 git
>>>> bisect good e42617b825f8073569da76dc4510bfa019b1c35a
>>>> # bad: [46cf053efec6a3a5f343fead837777efe8252a46] Linux 5.5-rc3 git
>>>> bisect bad 46cf053efec6a3a5f343fead837777efe8252a46
>>>> # good: [2187f215ebaac73ddbd814696d7c7fa34f0c3de0] Merge tag
>>>> 'for-5.5- rc2-tag' of
>>>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/kdave/linux
>>>> git bisect good 2187f215ebaac73ddbd814696d7c7fa34f0c3de0
>>>> # good: [0dd1e3773ae8afc4bfdce782bdeffc10f9cae6ec] pipe: fix empty
>>>> pipe check in pipe_write() git bisect good
>>>> 0dd1e3773ae8afc4bfdce782bdeffc10f9cae6ec
>>>> # good: [040cda8a15210f19da7e29232c897ca6ca6cc950] Merge tag
>>>> 'wireless- drivers-2019-12-17' of
>>>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/kvalo/wireless-drivers
>>>> git bisect good 040cda8a15210f19da7e29232c897ca6ca6cc950
>>>> # bad: [4bfeadfc0712bbc8a6556eef6d47cbae1099dea3] Merge branch 'sfc-
>>>> fix-bugs-introduced-by-XDP-patches'
>>>> git bisect bad 4bfeadfc0712bbc8a6556eef6d47cbae1099dea3
>>>> # good: [0fd260056ef84ede8f444c66a3820811691fe884] Merge
>>>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/bpf/bpf
>>>> git bisect good 0fd260056ef84ede8f444c66a3820811691fe884
>>>> # good: [90b3b339364c76baa2436445401ea9ade040c216] net: hisilicon:
>>>> Fix a BUG trigered by wrong bytes_compl git bisect good
>>>> 90b3b339364c76baa2436445401ea9ade040c216
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>>>> hardware gro when xdp prog is installed git bisect bad
>>>> 4c8dc00503db24deaf0b89dddfa84b7cba7cd4ce
>>>> # bad: [28a3b8408f70b646e78880a7eb0a97c22ace98d1] net/smc: unregister
>>>> ib devices in reboot_event git bisect bad
>>>> 28a3b8408f70b646e78880a7eb0a97c22ace98d1
>>>> # bad: [d3e014ec7d5ebe9644b5486bc530b91e62bbf624] net: stmmac:
>>>> platform: Fix MDIO init for platforms without PHY git bisect bad
>>>> d3e014ec7d5ebe9644b5486bc530b91e62bbf624
>>>> # good: [af1c0e4e00f3cc76cb136ebf2e2c04e8b6446285] llc2: Fix return
>>>> statement of llc_stat_ev_rx_null_dsap_xid_c (and _test_c) git bisect
>>>> good
>>>> af1c0e4e00f3cc76cb136ebf2e2c04e8b6446285
>>>> # first bad commit: [d3e014ec7d5ebe9644b5486bc530b91e62bbf624] net:
>>>> stmmac: platform: Fix MDIO init for platforms without PHY
>>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> ----------
>>>
>>>
>>> The mdio bus will be allocated in case of a phy transceiver is on
>>> board, but if fixed-link is configured, it will be NULL and
>>> of_mdiobus_register will not take effect.
>>
>> There appears to be another possible flaw in the code here:
>>
>>                 for_each_child_of_node(np, plat->mdio_node) {
>>                         if (of_device_is_compatible(plat->mdio_node,
>>                                                     "snps,dwmac-mdio"))
>>                                 break;
>>                 }
>>
>> the loop should use for_each_available_child_of_node() such that if a platform
>> has a Device Tree definition where the MDIO bus node was provided but it was
>> not disabled by default (a mistake, it should be disabled by default), and a "fixed-
>> link" property ended up being used at the board level, we should not end-up with
>> an invalid plat->mdio_node reference. Then the code could possibly eliminate
>> the use of 'mdio' as a boolean and rely exclusively on plat->mdio_node. What do
>> you think?
>>
> 
> Hello Florian,
> 
> Thanks for the review. We definitely see a problem here. For the platforms which have the snps,dwmac-mdio and they have made it disabled, it will fail.
> Also, We can completely remove the mdio variable from the function stmmac_dt_phy as what we essentially do is to check the plat->mdio_node.
> 
> Something like this will help:
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c
> index 1f230bd..15c342e 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c
> @@ -320,7 +320,6 @@ static int stmmac_mtl_setup(struct platform_device *pdev,
>  static int stmmac_dt_phy(struct plat_stmmacenet_data *plat,
>                          struct device_node *np, struct device *dev)
>  {
> -       bool mdio = false;
>         static const struct of_device_id need_mdio_ids[] = {
>                 { .compatible = "snps,dwc-qos-ethernet-4.10" },
>                 {},
> @@ -334,18 +333,13 @@ static int stmmac_dt_phy(struct plat_stmmacenet_data *plat,
>                  * the MDIO
>                  */
>                 for_each_child_of_node(np, plat->mdio_node) {
> -                       if (of_device_is_compatible(plat->mdio_node,
> +                       if (for_each_available_child_of_node(plat->mdio_node,
>                                                     "snps,dwmac-mdio"))
>                                 break;
>                 }
>         }
> 
>         if (plat->mdio_node) {
> -               dev_dbg(dev, "Found MDIO subnode\n");
> -               mdio = true;
> -       }
> -
> -       if (mdio) {
>                 plat->mdio_bus_data =
>                         devm_kzalloc(dev, sizeof(struct stmmac_mdio_bus_data),
>                                      GFP_KERNEL);
> 
> 
> Are you preparing a patch to address this, or we shall take it up?

I do not think your patch is going to fix the problem that Heiko
reported because it would try to scan the MDIO bus node which is
non-existent. Also not sure what the return value of for_each_* is
supposed to be given it is a loop construct.

> 
>> And an alternative to your fix would be to scan even further the MDIO bus node
>> for available child nodes, if there are none, do not perform the MDIO
>> initialization at all since we have no MDIO devices beneath.
>>
>>
>>> The commit d3e014ec7d5e fixes the code for fixed-link configuration.
>>> However, some platforms like oxnas820 which have phy transceivers
>>> (rgmii), fail. This is because the platforms expect the allocation of
>>> mdio_bus_data during stmmac_dt_phy.
>>>
>>> Proper solution to this is adding the mdio node in the device tree of
>>> the platform which can be fetched by stmmac_dt_phy.
>>
>> That sounds reasonable, but we should also not break existing platforms with
>> existing Device Trees out there, as much as possible.
> 
> I understand your point. Changing DT should be the last thing we should do.
> But, the code is broken for some platforms. Without the patch, the platforms with fixed-link will not work.
> For example, stih418-b2199.dts, will fail without the commit d3e014ec7d5e.
Humm then we should change the code to explicitly look for a fixed-link
node with the use of of_phy_is_fixed_link() (which would work on the old
style fixed-link that stih418-b2199.dts uses) instead of relying on some
implicit or explicit MDIO bus registration behavior.

The good thing is that I use arch/arm/boot/dts/sun7i-a20-lamobo-r1.dts
on a nearly daily basis so I can test if that works/does not work with a
fixed-link plus a mdio bus node.

> With the patch, platforms with mdio and not declaring the dt parameters will fail.
> For that , we have some proposal:
> For the newer platforms , Make it mandatory to have the mdio or snps,dwmac-mdio property. 
> There is no point of checking the device tree for mdio or snps,dwmac-mdio property and populating the plat->mdio_node, if the platforms are not having them in the device tree and expect mdio bus memory allocation. 

Yet that is what broke exactly here, the platforms that Heiko reported
the breakage on, albeit doing something arguably fragile, are not making
use of a phy-handle property nor a MDIO node to indicate where and how
to connect to a PHY, ended up broken. They use implicit bus scanning
going on by of_mdiobus_register().

> 
> For the existing platforms, which do not have the mdio or snps,dwmac-mdio property and still have the phy, if they can, they must modify the dt and include the mdio or snps,dwmac-mdio property in their dts.

This should be done, but I doubt it is going to be because those Device
Tree files are ABI and may be baked into firmware/boot loaders.

> For those platforms, which cannot modify the dt due to some reason or other, the platform should have a quirk in the platform glue layers, and use it in the stmmac_platform driver  stmmac_dt_phy  function to enable the mdio.
> 

Again, I do not think this is practical to do at all, not would it scale
particularly well, given that the same compatible string for Rockchip
gmac has been used with both the correct way and the incorrect way of
specifying the connection to the PHY device node.
-- 
Florian



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