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SubjectRe: [PATCH net] net: thunderx: Fix TCP/UDP checksum offload for IPv6 pkts
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On Wed, 2017-11-22 at 15:37 +0300, Aleksey Makarov wrote:
> From: Sunil Goutham <sgoutham@cavium.com>
>
> This fixes a previous patch which missed some changes
> and due to which L3 checksum offload was getting enabled
> for IPv6 pkts. And HW is dropping these pkts as it assumes
> the pkt is IPv4 when IP csum offload is set in the SQ
> descriptor.
>
> Fixes: bbbb494fd005 ("net: thunderx: Enable TSO and checksum offloads
> for ipv6")
> Signed-off-by: Sunil Goutham <sgoutham@cavium.com>
> Signed-off-by: Aleksey Makarov <aleksey.makarov@auriga.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/thunder/nicvf_queues.c | 3 ++-
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/thunder/nicvf_queues.c
> b/drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/thunder/nicvf_queues.c
> index d4496e9afcdf..184d5bdbe7e0 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/thunder/nicvf_queues.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/thunder/nicvf_queues.c
> @@ -1355,10 +1355,11 @@ nicvf_sq_add_hdr_subdesc(struct nicvf *nic,
> struct snd_queue *sq, int qentry,
>  
>   /* Offload checksum calculation to HW */
>   if (skb->ip_summed == CHECKSUM_PARTIAL) {
> - hdr->csum_l3 = 1; /* Enable IP csum calculation */
>   hdr->l3_offset = skb_network_offset(skb);
>   hdr->l4_offset = skb_transport_offset(skb);
>  
> + /* Enable IP HDR csum calculation for V4 pkts */
> + hdr->csum_l3 = (ip.v4->version == 4) ? 1 : 0;

Have you tried to set hdr->csum_l3 to 0 regardless of version being 4
or 6 ?

This would remove the need for yet another conditional.

AFAIK, linux does not offload IPv4 header checksums to NIC, it is not
worth the trouble.


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