[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 2/2] winsys/amdgpu: disable CE preamble until the kernel is fixed
maraeo at gmail.com
Fri May 27 10:12:06 UTC 2016
On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 11:12 AM, Christian König
<deathsimple at vodafone.de> wrote:
> Am 27.05.2016 um 00:19 schrieb Marek Olšák:
>> On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 12:13 AM, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com>
>>> On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 5:51 PM, Marek Olšák <maraeo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> From: Marek Olšák <marek.olsak at amd.com>
>>>> SDMA submission somehow interacts with the skipping CE preamble logic.
>>>> This is a workaround for current kernels which have the bug.
>>>> Sadly, I can't see what's wrong with the kernel driver. The CE preamble
>>>> handling there looks good to me.
>>>> Bugzilla: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=95545
>>> What exactly is going wrong? Is the kernel not scheduling the
>>> preamble or is the ordering wrong or something else?
>> There are VM faults for addresses that are too far away from memory
>> allocated by the process.
>> It looks like the contents of CE RAM come from a different process,
>> which suggests that the CE preamble IB was skipped.
>> Disabling the CE preamble IB means that the preamble packets are added
>> to the main CE IB instead, which makes the problem go away.
> Just a guess, but does commit 9f8fb5a2b339ba83493991ca8f1173a939a696d3 in
> Alex drm-next-4.7 tree helps with the problem?
> commit 9f8fb5a2b339ba83493991ca8f1173a939a696d3
> Author: Christian König <christian.koenig at amd.com>
> Date: Fri May 6 14:52:57 2016 +0200
> drm/amdgpu: move preamble IB handling into common code
> This fixes the handling which was completely broken when you
> ad more than one preamble IB.
I'm using amd-staging-4.5, which has that. Apparently it doesn't help.
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