[3.5.y.z extended stable] Patch "8139cp: re-enable interrupts after tx timeout" has been added to staging queue

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Fri Nov 22 11:35:12 UTC 2013

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

    8139cp: re-enable interrupts after tx timeout

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


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

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>From 95b9b000300f463c6c7511f57dc5e62f6fe4f83b Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org>
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2012 12:11:21 +0000
Subject: 8139cp: re-enable interrupts after tx timeout

commit 01ffc0a7f1c1801a2354719dedbc32aff45b987d upstream.

Recovery doesn't work too well if we leave interrupts disabled...

Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <David.Woodhouse at intel.com>
Acked-by: Francois Romieu <romieu at fr.zoreil.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
Cc: Nathan Williams <nathan at traverse.com.au>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
 drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/8139cp.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/8139cp.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/8139cp.c
index efd3e34..9ac8801 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/8139cp.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/8139cp.c
@@ -1252,6 +1252,7 @@ static void cp_tx_timeout(struct net_device *dev)
 	rc = cp_init_rings(cp);
+	cp_enable_irq(cp);



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