xHCI problem? [was Re: Erratic USB device behavior and device loss]

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Ulf Hansson Sept. 6, 2016, 9:42 a.m.
On 5 September 2016 at 17:58, Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Sep 2016, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:



>> Hash: SHA512


>> On Sun, 2016-09-04 at 15:46 -0400, Alan Stern wrote:

>> >

>> > This is not the problem I was discussing with Ulf.  The problem was why

>> > the device kept going into and out of runtime suspend every three

>> > seconds.  The kernel log above does not say whether this was happening.

>> > One way to tell is to look at a usbmon trace (like we did before).


>> https://people.debian.org/~rrs/tmp/usbmon.txt.gz


>> This should have the logs you asked for, running on 4.8-rc4.


> Confirmed, the runtime suspends and resumes are still happening.


> Ulf, any insights?

Alan, Ritesh,

Yes, I am starting to understand more about what goes on here.
Although I need help to test as I don't have the HW.
As you already guessed, I suspect the problem is within the runtime PM
deployment in the drivers/mmc/host/rtsx_usb_sdmmc.c.

Let me start by first give you some background to how the mmc core
deals with runtime PM.

The mmc core manages most of the calls to the pm_runtime_get|put*()
and pm_runtime_mark_last_busy() for the mmc host device. The gets/puts
are done when the core is about to access the mmc host device, via the
mmc host ops driver interface. You may search for calls to the
mmc_claim|release_host() functions to find out when the gets/puts are

The mmc core have also deployed runtime PM for the mmc *card* device
and which has the runtime PM autosuspend feature enabled with a 3s
default timeout. One important point is that the mmc card device has
the mmc host device assigned as being its parent device. I guessing
the reason to why you are encountering strange 3s intervals of runtime
PM suspend/resume is related to this.

Now, in this case, the rtsx_usb_sdmmc driver seems to need a bit of
special runtime PM deployment, as the calls to pm_runtime_get|put*()
also controls the power to the usb device and thus also the power to
the card. I am guessing that's done via the usb device being assigned
as parent for the mmc host's platform device!?

By reviewing the code of the rtsx_usb_sdmmc driver, particularly how
it calls pm_runtime_get|put() I am guessing those calls may not be
properly deployed. Perhaps rtsx_usb_sdmmc should convert to use the
usb_autopm_put|get_interface() and friends, although I didn't want to
make that change at this point so instead I have cooked a patch that
might fixes the behaviour.

Ritesh, can you please try it out to see what happens?

 drivers/mmc/host/rtsx_usb_sdmmc.c | 7 +------
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 6 deletions(-)

        sd_set_timing(host, ios->timing, &host->ddr_mode);
@@ -1336,7 +1331,7 @@ static void rtsx_usb_init_host(struct
rtsx_usb_sdmmc *host)
                MMC_CAP_UHS_SDR12 | MMC_CAP_UHS_SDR25 | MMC_CAP_UHS_SDR50 |
+       mmc->caps2 = MMC_CAP2_FULL_PWR_CYCLE;

        mmc->max_current_330 = 400;
        mmc->max_current_180 = 800;

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diff --git a/drivers/mmc/host/rtsx_usb_sdmmc.c
index 6c71fc9..3d6fe51 100644
--- a/drivers/mmc/host/rtsx_usb_sdmmc.c
+++ b/drivers/mmc/host/rtsx_usb_sdmmc.c
@@ -1138,11 +1138,6 @@  static void sdmmc_set_ios(struct mmc_host *mmc,
struct mmc_ios *ios)
        dev_dbg(sdmmc_dev(host), "%s\n", __func__);

-       if (rtsx_usb_card_exclusive_check(ucr, RTSX_USB_SD_CARD)) {
-               mutex_unlock(&ucr->dev_mutex);
-               return;
-       }
        sd_set_power_mode(host, ios->power_mode);
        sd_set_bus_width(host, ios->bus_width);