Gianfar driver failing on MPC8641D based board
avorontsov at ru.mvista.com
Sat Feb 27 01:35:32 EST 2010
On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 12:06:15PM +0000, Martyn Welch wrote:
> Anton Vorontsov wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 07:53:30PM -0500, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> > [...]
> >> I was able to reproduce it on an 8641D and bisected it down to this:
> >> -----------
> >> commit a3bc1f11e9b867a4f49505ecac486a33af248b2e
> >> Author: Anton Vorontsov <avorontsov at ru.mvista.com>
> >> Date: Tue Nov 10 14:11:10 2009 +0000
> >> gianfar: Revive SKB recycling
> > Thanks for the bisect. I have a guess why tx hangs in
> > SMP case. Could anyone try the patch down below?
> Yup, no problem. I'm afraid it doesn't resolve the problem for me.
Hm.. I found a p2020 board and I was able to reproduce the issue.
The patch down below fixed it completely for me... hm.
I'll look further, thanks!
> > [...]
> >> ...which probably explains why you weren't seeing it on non-SMP.
> >> I'd imagine it would show up on any of the e500mc boards too.
> > Yeah.. Pity, I don't have SMP boards anymore. I'll try
> > to get one though.
> > diff --git a/drivers/net/gianfar.c b/drivers/net/gianfar.c
> > index 8bd3c9f..3ff3bd0 100644
> > --- a/drivers/net/gianfar.c
> > +++ b/drivers/net/gianfar.c
> > @@ -2614,6 +2614,8 @@ static int gfar_poll(struct napi_struct *napi, int budget)
> > tx_queue = priv->tx_queue[rx_queue->qindex];
> > tx_cleaned += gfar_clean_tx_ring(tx_queue);
> > + if (!tx_cleaned && !tx_queue->num_txbdfree)
> > + tx_cleaned += 1; /* don't complete napi */
> > rx_cleaned_per_queue = gfar_clean_rx_ring(rx_queue,
> > budget_per_queue);
> > rx_cleaned += rx_cleaned_per_queue;
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