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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sky2: Fix WARNING: at lib/dma-debug.c:902 check_sync
On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 02:59:19PM -0500, Michael Breuer wrote:
> On 1/20/2010 4:41 AM, Jarek Poplawski wrote:
> >[ previously: Re: [PATCH] af_packet: Don't use skb after dev_queue_xmit() ]
> >diff --git a/drivers/net/sky2.c b/drivers/net/sky2.c
> >index 7650f73..cdebdd3 100644
> >--- a/drivers/net/sky2.c
> >+++ b/drivers/net/sky2.c
> >@@ -2252,12 +2252,14 @@ static struct sk_buff *receive_copy(struct sky2_port *sky2,
> > skb = netdev_alloc_skb_ip_align(sky2->netdev, length);
> > if (likely(skb)) {
> > pci_dma_sync_single_for_cpu(sky2->hw->pdev, re->data_addr,
> >- length, PCI_DMA_FROMDEVICE);
> >+ pci_unmap_len(re, data_size),
> >+ PCI_DMA_FROMDEVICE);
> > skb_copy_from_linear_data(re->skb, skb->data, length);
> > skb->ip_summed = re->skb->ip_summed;
> > skb->csum = re->skb->csum;
> > pci_dma_sync_single_for_device(sky2->hw->pdev, re->data_addr,
> >- length, PCI_DMA_FROMDEVICE);
> >+ pci_unmap_len(re, data_size),
> >+ PCI_DMA_FROMDEVICE);
> > re->skb->ip_summed = CHECKSUM_NONE;
> > skb_put(skb, length);
> > }
> Just a testing update: I went back to CONFIG_DMAR=Y yesterday and
> have not (yet) encountered the sky2 crash I'd been having prior to
> this fix. I've been pumping traffic through, and based on pre-patch
> experience, it would likely have crashed by now.
>
> Will keep the system up for the next couple of days w/o reboot to
> confirm that the sky2 lockup I'd been seeing has stopped happening
> with this patch.
>
> Test notes:
>
> 1) Warning previously apparent on start (dma_debug check_sync) with
> CONFIG_DMAR=n is gone.
> 2) W/o the above patch, I was getting sky2 DMAR errors and
> subsequent TX hangs requiring reboot to clear. The hangs happened
> after at least 12 hours of uptime, and under RX load at the time of
> the hang.
> 3) With the above patch (and no other changes) I have not been able
> to recreate the crash - the system is stable.

Btw, could you remind us if during last dmar bugs jumbo frames might
have been used or maybe mtu was changed, and the current test setting?

>
> I have been following the discussion about the DMA api would suggest
> that the length issue when DMAR is enabled is less innocuous than
> previously believed.

Actually, the last conclusions are - it's more innocuous than ever
believed, and I completely agree with this (at least until the next
week ;-).

Thanks,
Jarek P.


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