[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 2/2] drm/i915: Fix the MST PBN divider calculation

Imre Deak imre.deak at intel.com
Mon Jan 25 17:36:36 UTC 2021

Atm the driver will calculate a wrong MST timeslots/MTP (aka time unit)
value for MST streams if the link parameters (link rate or lane count)
are limited in a way independent of the sink capabilities (reported by

One example of such a limitation is when a MUX between the sink and
source connects only a limited number of lanes to the display and
connects the rest of the lanes to other peripherals (USB).

Another issue is that atm MST core calculates the divider based on the
backwards compatible DPCD (at address 0x0000) vs. the extended
capability info (at address 0x2200). This can result in leaving some
part of the MST BW unused (For instance in case of the WD19TB dock).

Fix the above two issues by calculating the PBN divider value based on
the rate and lane count link parameters that the driver uses for all
other computation.

Bugzilla: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/drm/intel/-/issues/2977
Cc: Lyude Paul <lyude at redhat.com>
Cc: Ville Syrjala <ville.syrjala at intel.com>
Cc: <stable at vger.kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Imre Deak <imre.deak at intel.com>
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/display/intel_dp_mst.c | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/display/intel_dp_mst.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/display/intel_dp_mst.c
index d6a1b961a0e8..b4621ed0127e 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/display/intel_dp_mst.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/display/intel_dp_mst.c
@@ -68,7 +68,9 @@ static int intel_dp_mst_compute_link_config(struct intel_encoder *encoder,
 		slots = drm_dp_atomic_find_vcpi_slots(state, &intel_dp->mst_mgr,
-						      crtc_state->pbn, 0);
+						      crtc_state->pbn,
+						      drm_dp_get_vc_payload_bw(crtc_state->port_clock,
+									       crtc_state->lane_count));
 		if (slots == -EDEADLK)
 			return slots;
 		if (slots >= 0)

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