Comment 9 for bug 1521173

Hi,

Indeed booting with pci=noaer (as suggested in the other bug) works
around this issue as well. I'll use that for the time being.

Thanks for working on it!

// David

On 2015-12-29 16:58, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 18, 2015 at 11:30:33AM +0100, David Henningsson wrote:
>> Hi Linux PCI maintainers,
>>
>> My dmesg gets filled with a few lines repeated over and over again:
>>
>> pcieport 0000:00:1c.0: AER: Corrected error received: id=00e0
>> pcieport 0000:00:1c.0: can't find device of ID00e0
>> pcieport 0000:00:1c.0: AER: Corrected error received: id=00e0
>> pcieport 0000:00:1c.0: PCIe Bus Error: severity=Corrected,
>> type=Physical Layer, id=00e0(Receiver ID)
>> pcieport 0000:00:1c.0: device [8086:9d14] error
>> status/mask=00000001/00002000
>> pcieport 0000:00:1c.0: [ 0] Receiver Error
>>
>> This happens 10-30 times per second (!), so dmesg fills up quickly.
>> The bug is present in both vanilla and Ubuntu kernels.
>
> This is a pretty obvious bug in our AER code. We normally clear
> correctable errors by writing the PCI_ERR_COR_STATUS register in
> handle_error_source(). The execution path looks like this:
>
> aer_isr_one_error
> aer_print_port_info
> if (find_source_device())
> aer_process_err_devices
> handle_error_source
> pci_write_config_dword(dev, PCI_ERR_COR_STATUS, ...)
>
> In this case, find_source_device() printed "can't find device of
> ID00e0" [sic] and returned false, so we don't call
> aer_process_err_devices(). The error is never cleared, so
> we discover it again and again.
>
> I'll work on fixing this. Incidentally, there's another report
> with similar symptoms here:
>
> https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=109691
>
> Bjorn
>

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