APPLIED[F/H]: [PATCH 0/1][SRU][F][H][I][OEM-5.10][OEM-5.13] e1000e blocks the boot process when it tried to write checksum to its NVM
kleber.souza at canonical.com
Tue Aug 31 14:31:45 UTC 2021
On 21.07.21 12:37, AceLan Kao wrote:
> From: "Chia-Lin Kao (AceLan)" <acelan.kao at canonical.com>
> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1936998
> While probing e1000e, it checks its NVM checksum, and write correct
> checksum back if the checksum is not correct. But for recent GBE update
> for security, its NVM could be written once for MAC address during
> production, so write checksum during driver probing is not allowed and
> block the boot process.
> Intel provides a fix for it.
> Verified on a Dell machine which has wrong NVM checksum.
> [Where problems could occur]
> From what Intel told us, the checksum isn't correct is not a big deal,
> we could ignore it and it won't lead to any issues.
> Sasha Neftin (1):
> UBUNTU: SAUCE: e1000e: Do not take care about recovery NVM checksum
> drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/ich8lan.c | 18 +++++++++++-------
> 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
Applied to focal:linux and hirsute:linux with the changes suggested
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