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From: Sai Prakash Ranjan <saiprakash.ranjan@codeaurora.org>
To: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
Cc: Andy Gross <agross@kernel.org>,
	Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@linaro.org>,
	Douglas Anderson <dianders@chromium.org>,
	Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@linux-watchdog.org>,
	linux-watchdog@vger.kernel.org,
	Stephen Boyd <swboyd@chromium.org>,
	Matthias Kaehlcke <mka@chromium.org>,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-arm-msm@vger.kernel.org,
	Guenter Roeck <groeck7@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] watchdog: qcom: Move suspend/resume to suspend_late/resume_early
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 11:13:19 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <948130ae3a0781eb19b7431059852c23@codeaurora.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210310202327.GA237124@roeck-us.net>

Hi Guenter,

On 2021-03-11 01:53, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 01:50:04AM +0530, Sai Prakash Ranjan wrote:
>> During suspend/resume usecases and tests, it is common to see issues
>> such as lockups either in suspend path or resume path because of the
>> bugs in the corresponding device driver pm handling code. In such 
>> cases,
>> it is important that watchdog is active to make sure that we either
>> receive a watchdog pretimeout notification or a bite causing reset
>> instead of a hang causing us to hard reset the machine.
>> 
>> There are good reasons as to why we need this because:
>> 
>> * We can have a watchdog pretimeout governor set to panic in which
>>   case we can have a backtrace which would help identify the issue
>>   with the particular driver and cause a normal reboot.
>> 
>> * Even in case where there is no pretimeout support, a watchdog
>>   bite is still useful because some firmware has debug support to dump
>>   CPU core context on watchdog bite for post-mortem analysis.
>> 
>> * One more usecase which comes to mind is of warm reboot. In case we
>>   hard reset the target, a cold reboot could be induced resulting in
>>   lose of ddr contents thereby losing all the debug info.
>> 
>> Currently, the watchdog pm callback just invokes the usual suspend
>> and resume callback which do not have any special ordering in the
>> sense that a watchdog can be suspended before the buggy device driver
>> suspend callback and watchdog resume can happen after the buggy device
>> driver resume callback. This would mean that the watchdog will not be
>> active when the buggy driver cause the lockups thereby hanging the
>> system. So to make sure this doesn't happen, move the watchdog pm to
>> use late/early system pm callbacks which will ensure that the watchdog
>> is suspended late and resumed early so that it can catch such issues.
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: Sai Prakash Ranjan <saiprakash.ranjan@codeaurora.org>
> 
> Reviewed-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
> 

Gentle Ping. I don't see this in linux-next or linux-watchdog, please 
let
me know if anything is pending from my side.

Thanks,
Sai

>> ---
>>  drivers/watchdog/qcom-wdt.c | 4 +++-
>>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>> 
>> diff --git a/drivers/watchdog/qcom-wdt.c b/drivers/watchdog/qcom-wdt.c
>> index e38a87ffe5f5..0d2209c5eaca 100644
>> --- a/drivers/watchdog/qcom-wdt.c
>> +++ b/drivers/watchdog/qcom-wdt.c
>> @@ -329,7 +329,9 @@ static int __maybe_unused qcom_wdt_resume(struct 
>> device *dev)
>>  	return 0;
>>  }
>> 
>> -static SIMPLE_DEV_PM_OPS(qcom_wdt_pm_ops, qcom_wdt_suspend, 
>> qcom_wdt_resume);
>> +static const struct dev_pm_ops qcom_wdt_pm_ops = {
>> +	SET_LATE_SYSTEM_SLEEP_PM_OPS(qcom_wdt_suspend, qcom_wdt_resume)
>> +};
>> 
>>  static const struct of_device_id qcom_wdt_of_table[] = {
>>  	{ .compatible = "qcom,kpss-timer", .data = &match_data_apcs_tmr },
>> --
>> QUALCOMM INDIA, on behalf of Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. is a 
>> member
>> of Code Aurora Forum, hosted by The Linux Foundation
>> 

-- 
QUALCOMM INDIA, on behalf of Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. is a 
member
of Code Aurora Forum, hosted by The Linux Foundation

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-20  5:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-10 20:20 Sai Prakash Ranjan
2021-03-10 20:23 ` Guenter Roeck
2021-04-20  5:43   ` Sai Prakash Ranjan [this message]
2021-05-24  2:38     ` Sai Prakash Ranjan
2021-05-24  4:03       ` Guenter Roeck
2021-05-24  4:12         ` Sai Prakash Ranjan
2021-03-10 20:27 ` Doug Anderson

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