[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] drm/i915: Do hw quiescing first during unload
ville.syrjala at linux.intel.com
Fri Oct 18 09:36:30 CEST 2013
On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 02:04:34PM -0700, Ben Widawsky wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 08:37:44PM +0100, Chris Wilson wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 12:07:26PM -0700, Ben Widawsky wrote:
> > > On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 01:02:53PM +0100, Chris Wilson wrote:
> > > > If we force the hw to idle as our first step during unload, we can abort
> > > > the unload upon failure. Later we can probe whether the hardware remain
> > > > active even after we try to shut it down.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
> > >
> > > Isn't it pretty mean to fail to unload? Wouldn't pci_clear_master yield
> > > what we want?
> > It may be mean, but it seems to me to be the right thing to do if we
> > cannot turn off the hardware to unload the driver...
> > -Chris
> > --
> > Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre
> And what about my suggestion of simply using pci_clear_master?
Might that hang some boxes?
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