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SubjectRE: mei: cancel stall timers in mei_reset

The problem that you found was fixed in patch here:
And this patch merged into 3.11 according to
Can you re-check with latest 3.11 point release?


-----Original Message-----
From: Eugene Shatokhin []
Sent: Tuesday, November 05, 2013 10:07
To: Winkler, Tomas
Cc: Usyskin, Alexander; Nicolò Costanza; Alex Burmashev; LKML
Subject: Re: mei: cancel stall timers in mei_reset

On 11/04/2013 07:48 PM, Eugene Shatokhin wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> I would appreciate the full log and your .config
> I have attached the config and the log.
> Meanwhile, I have found one suspicious place in the code that could be related: mei_reset() ignores the return value of mei_hw_start(). According to the logs, there was at least the following interesting call sequence before things went wrong:
> mei_reset() => mei_hw_start() => .hw_start() callback, which is mei_me_hw_start() => mei_me_hw_ready_wait().
> mei_me_hw_ready_wait() reported "wait hw ready failed" and returned -ETIMEDOUT, that error was propagated to mei_hw_start(). mei_reset(), however, does not check the return value of that function and goes on even if it returns an error: sets dev->dev_state to MEI_DEV_INIT_CLIENTS, calls mei_hbm_start_req(dev), etc.
> I am not sure if this is intentional and if this is related to the problem, but still.

Oh, looks like it is mei_hw_start() that first ignores the error. Might
be a problem anyway.


Eugene Shatokhin, ROSA Laboratory.
Intel Israel (74) Limited

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