Re: [PATCH v3 2/4] platform/x86: intel_scu_ipc: Check status upon timeout in ipc_wait_for_interrupt()

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On Mon, Sep 11, 2023 at 12:39:34PM -0700, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> It's possible for the completion in ipc_wait_for_interrupt() to timeout,
> simply because the interrupt was delayed in being processed. A timeout
> in itself is not an error. This driver should check the status register
> upon a timeout to ensure that scheduling or interrupt processing delays
> don't affect the outcome of the IPC return value.
>  CPU0                                                   SCU
>  ----                                                   ---
>  ipc_wait_for_interrupt()
>   wait_for_completion_timeout(&scu->cmd_complete)
>   [TIMEOUT]                                             status[IPC_STATUS_BUSY]=0
> Fix this problem by reading the status bit in all cases, regardless of
> the timeout. If the completion times out, we'll assume the problem was
> that the IPC_STATUS_BUSY bit was still set, but if the status bit is
> cleared in the meantime we know that we hit some scheduling delay and we
> should just check the error bit.
> Cc: Prashant Malani <pmalani@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Kuppuswamy Sathyanarayanan <sathyanarayanan.kuppuswamy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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