[ 3.5.y.z extended stable ] Patch "atl1e: drop pci-msi support because of packet corruption" has been added to staging queue

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Thu Apr 4 13:25:32 UTC 2013


This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    atl1e: drop pci-msi support because of packet corruption

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:

 http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git?p=ubuntu/linux.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/linux-3.5.y-queue

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.5.y.z tree, see
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Dev/ExtendedStable

Thanks.
-Luis

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From: Hannes Frederic Sowa <hannes at stressinduktion.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 18:10:50 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] atl1e: drop pci-msi support because of packet corruption
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commit 188ab1b105c96656f6bcfb49d0d8bb1b1936b632 upstream.

Usage of pci-msi results in corrupted dma packet transfers to the host.

Reported-by: rebelyouth <rebelyouth.hacklab at gmail.com>
Cc: Huang, Xiong <xiong at qca.qualcomm.com>
Tested-by: Christian S├╝nkenberg <christian.suenkenberg at student.kit.edu>
Signed-off-by: Hannes Frederic Sowa <hannes at stressinduktion.org>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1e/atl1e.h      |  1 -
 drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1e/atl1e_main.c | 19 ++-----------------
 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 18 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1e/atl1e.h b/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1e/atl1e.h
index 829b5ad..edfdf6b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1e/atl1e.h
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1e/atl1e.h
@@ -438,7 +438,6 @@ struct atl1e_adapter {
 	struct atl1e_hw        hw;
 	struct atl1e_hw_stats  hw_stats;

-	bool have_msi;
 	u32 wol;
 	u16 link_speed;
 	u16 link_duplex;
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1e/atl1e_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1e/atl1e_main.c
index 1220e51..38f7093 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1e/atl1e_main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1e/atl1e_main.c
@@ -1870,34 +1870,19 @@ static void atl1e_free_irq(struct atl1e_adapter *adapter)
 	struct net_device *netdev = adapter->netdev;

 	free_irq(adapter->pdev->irq, netdev);
-
-	if (adapter->have_msi)
-		pci_disable_msi(adapter->pdev);
 }

 static int atl1e_request_irq(struct atl1e_adapter *adapter)
 {
 	struct pci_dev    *pdev   = adapter->pdev;
 	struct net_device *netdev = adapter->netdev;
-	int flags = 0;
 	int err = 0;

-	adapter->have_msi = true;
-	err = pci_enable_msi(pdev);
-	if (err) {
-		netdev_dbg(netdev,
-			   "Unable to allocate MSI interrupt Error: %d\n", err);
-		adapter->have_msi = false;
-	}
-
-	if (!adapter->have_msi)
-		flags |= IRQF_SHARED;
-	err = request_irq(pdev->irq, atl1e_intr, flags, netdev->name, netdev);
+	err = request_irq(pdev->irq, atl1e_intr, IRQF_SHARED, netdev->name,
+			  netdev);
 	if (err) {
 		netdev_dbg(adapter->netdev,
 			   "Unable to allocate interrupt Error: %d\n", err);
-		if (adapter->have_msi)
-			pci_disable_msi(pdev);
 		return err;
 	}
 	netdev_dbg(netdev, "atl1e_request_irq OK\n");
--
1.8.1.2





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