[Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH v2] e1000e: free IRQ regardless of __E1000_DOWN

Neftin, Sasha sasha.neftin at intel.com
Thu Nov 17 13:31:21 UTC 2016


On 11/13/2016 10:34 AM, Neftin, Sasha wrote:
> On 11/11/2016 12:35 AM, Baicar, Tyler wrote:
>> Hello Sasha,
>>
>> On 11/9/2016 11:19 PM, Neftin, Sasha wrote:
>>> On 11/9/2016 11:41 PM, Tyler Baicar wrote:
>>>> Move IRQ free code so that it will happen regardless of the
>>>> __E1000_DOWN bit. Currently the e1000e driver only releases its IRQ
>>>> if the __E1000_DOWN bit is cleared. This is not sufficient because
>>>> it is possible for __E1000_DOWN to be set without releasing the IRQ.
>>>> In such a situation, we will hit a kernel bug later in e1000_remove
>>>> because the IRQ still has action since it was never freed. A
>>>> secondary bus reset can cause this case to happen.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Tyler Baicar <tbaicar at codeaurora.org>
>>>> ---
>>>>   drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c | 3 ++-
>>>>   1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c
>>>> b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c
>>>> index 7017281..36cfcb0 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c
>>>> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/netdev.c
>>>> @@ -4679,12 +4679,13 @@ int e1000e_close(struct net_device *netdev)
>>>>         if (!test_bit(__E1000_DOWN, &adapter->state)) {
>>>>           e1000e_down(adapter, true);
>>>> -        e1000_free_irq(adapter);
>>>>             /* Link status message must follow this format */
>>>>           pr_info("%s NIC Link is Down\n", adapter->netdev->name);
>>>>       }               
>>>>   +    e1000_free_irq(adapter);
>>>> +
>>>>       napi_disable(&adapter->napi);
>>>>         e1000e_free_tx_resources(adapter->tx_ring);
>>>>
>>> I would like not recommend insert this change. This change related
>>> driver state machine, we afraid from lot of synchronization problem and
>>> issues.
>>> We need keep e1000_free_irq in loop and check for 'test_bit' ready.
>>
>> What do you mean here? There is no loop. If __E1000_DOWN is set then we
>> will never free the IRQ.
>>
>>> Another point, does before execute secondary bus reset your SW back up
>>> pcie configuration space as properly?
>>
>> After a secondary bus reset, the link needs to recover and go back to a
>> working state after 1 second.
>>
>> From the callstack, the issue is happening while removing the endpoint
>> from the system, before applying the secondary bus reset.
>>
>> The order of events is
>> 1. remove the drivers
>> 2. cause a secondary bus reset
>> 3. wait 1 second
> Actually, this is too much, usually link up in less than 100ms.You can
> check Data Link Layer indication.
>> 4. recover the link
>>
>> callstack:
>> free_msi_irqs+0x6c/0x1a8
>> pci_disable_msi+0xb0/0x148
>> e1000e_reset_interrupt_capability+0x60/0x78
>> e1000_remove+0xc8/0x180
>> pci_device_remove+0x48/0x118
>> __device_release_driver+0x80/0x108
>> device_release_driver+0x2c/0x40
>> pci_stop_bus_device+0xa0/0xb0
>> pci_stop_bus_device+0x3c/0xb0
>> pci_stop_root_bus+0x54/0x80
>> acpi_pci_root_remove+0x28/0x64
>> acpi_bus_trim+0x6c/0xa4
>> acpi_device_hotplug+0x19c/0x3f4
>> acpi_hotplug_work_fn+0x28/0x3c
>> process_one_work+0x150/0x460
>> worker_thread+0x50/0x4b8
>> kthread+0xd4/0xe8
>> ret_from_fork+0x10/0x50
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Tyler
>>
> Hello Tyler,
> Okay, we need consult more about this suggestion.
> May I ask what is setup you run? Is there NIC or on board LAN? I would
> like try reproduce this issue in our lab's too.
> Also, is same issue observed with same scenario and others NIC's too?
> Sasha
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Hello Tyler,
I see some in consistent implementation of __*_close methods in our
drivers. Do you have any igb NIC to check if same problem persist there?
Thanks,
Sasha


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