[Intel-gfx] [PATCH v4 06/38] drm/i915: Re-instate request->uniq because it is extremely useful

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Mon Jan 11 14:04:10 PST 2016

On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 06:42:35PM +0000, John.C.Harrison at Intel.com wrote:
> From: John Harrison <John.C.Harrison at Intel.com>
> The seqno value cannot always be used when debugging issues via trace
> points. This is because it can be reset back to start, especially
> during TDR type tests. Also, when the scheduler arrives the seqno is
> only valid while a given request is executing on the hardware. While
> the request is simply queued waiting for submission, it's seqno value
> will be zero (meaning invalid).

Even with per-context seqno that can be assigned before execution as we
know that requests within a context cannot be reordered?

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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