PROBLEM: brcm80211 unable to survive suspend/resume cycle

Brett Rudley brudley at broadcom.com
Tue Nov 9 18:02:06 UTC 2010


Hey Jon, thanks for the heads up.  I can repro and am looking into it.

Brett

> -----Original Message-----
> From: devel-bounces at linuxdriverproject.org [mailto:devel-
> bounces at linuxdriverproject.org] On Behalf Of Jon Masters
> Sent: Monday, November 08, 2010 7:14 PM
> To: devel
> Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List
> Subject: PROBLEM: brcm80211 unable to survive suspend/resume cycle
> 
> Folks,
> 
> I reported this before, but let me open up a new thread for this now
> that this driver has landed in 2.6.37-rc1 and been out for a while. I am
> able to use this driver (more or less) for daily use on my netbook, but
> it is unable survive a suspend/resume cycle without being unloaded and
> then reloaded again on resume. That actually seems to work quite well.
> 
> I believe the problem is firmware related:
> 
> [  553.355497] wl0: wlc_coreinit: ucode did not self-suspend!
> [  554.040495] wl0: wlc_suspend_mac_and_wait: waited 83000 uS and
> MI_MACSSPNDD is still not on.
> [  554.040517] wl0: psmdebug 0x000f8773, phydebug 0x00000000, psm_brc
> 0x0000
> [  554.154625] wl0: wlc_suspend_mac_and_wait: waited 83000 uS and
> MI_MACSSPNDD is still not on.
> [  554.154647] wl0: psmdebug 0x000f8773, phydebug 0x00000000, psm_brc
> 0x0000
> [  554.270438] wl0: wlc_suspend_mac_and_wait: waited 83000 uS and
> MI_MACSSPNDD is still not on.
> [  554.270459] wl0: psmdebug 0x000f8773, phydebug 0x00000000, psm_brc
> 0x0000
> [  554.384569] wl0: wlc_suspend_mac_and_wait: waited 83000 uS and
> MI_MACSSPNDD is still not on.
> 
> After the "ucode did not self-suspend", I then get the subsequent two
> line warnings repeated forever until I reload the driver. Sure, it's
> probably a firmware issue, but isn't there something the driver can do
> to kick it into a full reset if it doesn't come back? It's able to do it
> on module load initially...
> 
> Jon.
> 
> 
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