Re: Tiger oops in ia64_sal_physical_id_info (was [RFC] regression:113134fcbca83619be4c68d0ca66db6093777b5d)

From: Russ Anderson <rja_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2008-02-28 14:47:58
On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 06:41:38PM -0700, Alex Chiang wrote:
> * Russ Anderson <rja@sgi.com>:
> > 
> > The sal_version check should be removed.  The revision has been
> > stuck at 2.9 but the version has been changing.
> 
> As per Russ' email, here is try #3.

Looks good.  Boots on both new and old hardware.
Sorry about the inconvenience.

Acked-by: Russ Anderson <rja@sgi.com>
 
> Thanks.
> 
> /ac
> 
> From: Alex Chiang <achiang@hp.com>
> Subject: [PATCH] ia64: workaround tiger ia64_sal_get_physical_id_info hang
> 
> Intel Tiger platforms hang when calling SAL_GET_PHYSICAL_ID_INFO
> instead of properly returning -1 for unimplemented, so add a
> version check.
> 
> SGI Altix platforms have an incorrect SAL version hard-coded into
> their prom -- they encode 2.9, but actually implement 3.2 -- so
> fix it up and allow ia64_sal_get_physical_id_info to keep
> working.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Alex Chiang <achiang@hp.com>
> ---
> diff --git a/arch/ia64/kernel/sal.c b/arch/ia64/kernel/sal.c
> index f44fe84..a3022dc 100644
> --- a/arch/ia64/kernel/sal.c
> +++ b/arch/ia64/kernel/sal.c
> @@ -109,6 +109,13 @@ check_versions (struct ia64_sal_systab *systab)
>  		sal_revision = SAL_VERSION_CODE(2, 8);
>  		sal_version = SAL_VERSION_CODE(0, 0);
>  	}
> +
> +	if (ia64_platform_is("sn2") && (sal_revision == SAL_VERSION_CODE(2, 9)))
> +		/*
> +		 * SGI Altix has hard-coded version 2.9 in their prom
> +		 * but they actually implement 3.2, so let's fix it here.
> +		 */
> +		sal_revision = SAL_VERSION_CODE(3, 2);
>  }
>  
>  static void __init
> diff --git a/include/asm-ia64/sal.h b/include/asm-ia64/sal.h
> index 2251118..f4904db 100644
> --- a/include/asm-ia64/sal.h
> +++ b/include/asm-ia64/sal.h
> @@ -807,6 +807,10 @@ static inline s64
>  ia64_sal_physical_id_info(u16 *splid)
>  {
>  	struct ia64_sal_retval isrv;
> +
> +	if (sal_revision < SAL_VERSION_CODE(3,2))
> +		return -1;
> +
>  	SAL_CALL(isrv, SAL_PHYSICAL_ID_INFO, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0);
>  	if (splid)
>  		*splid = isrv.v0;
> 
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