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From: Bernhard Gebetsberger <>
To: Mathias Nyman <>
Cc: Mathias Nyman <>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xhci: Don't use soft retry if slot id > 0
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:17:22 +0200
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Am 14.10.19 um 10:06 schrieb Mathias Nyman:
> On 13.10.2019 3.33, Bernhard Gebetsberger wrote:
>> According to the xhci specification(chapter soft retry
>> shouldn't be used if the slot id is higher than 0. Currently some usb
>> devices break on some systems because soft retry is being used when
>> there is a transaction error, without checking the slot id.
> That is not correct
> Specs say that soft retry should not be used if we are dealing with a
> FS/LS device behind a HS hub, this can be checked from the "TT Hub Slot ID"
> field in the slot context, which we do.
> In xhci all devices have a slot id, so this change would prevent
> soft retry almost completely.
> Specs
> "Soft Retry attempts shall not be performed if the device is behind a
> TT in a HS Hub (i.e. TT Hub Slot ID > ‘0’)."
> -Mathias
Thanks for the explanation, I have misunderstood that part from the xhci

spec. Sorry.

- Bernhard

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Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-13  0:33 Bernhard Gebetsberger
2019-10-14  8:06 ` Mathias Nyman
2019-10-14  9:17   ` Bernhard Gebetsberger [this message]

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