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SubjectRe: R8169: Network lockups in 4.18.{8,9,10} (and 4.19 dev)
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On 11/10/2018 13:23, Maciej S. Szmigiero wrote:
> On 11.10.2018 10:24, Chris Clayton wrote:
>> On 11/10/2018 01:12, Maciej S. Szmigiero wrote:
>>> On 11.10.2018 00:49, Chris Clayton wrote:
>>>>> Now, knowing the "right" value you can experiment with what rtl_init_rxcfg()
>>>>> writes (under the "default:" label for your NIC model).
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> This might be more interesting. Through a combination of viewing the output from pr_notice() and the output from
>>>> "ethtool -d", I can see RxConfig with the following values
>>>>
>>>> During boot: 0x00028700
>>>> Before suspend: 0x0002870e
>>>> During resume: 0x00024000
>>>> Post resume: 0x0002870e
>>>>
>>>> As I did with 4.18.10 early on in the process, I removed the call to rtl_init_rxcfg() from rtl_hw_start() and rebuilt,
>>>> installed and rebooted. Now I see the following values:
>>>>
>>>> During boot: 0x00028700
>>>> Before suspend: 0x0002870e
>>>> During resume: 0x00024000
>>>> Post resume: 0x0002400e
>>>>
>>>
>>> Now we can finally see some difference...
>>> Besides missing RX128_INT_EN (bit 15 or 0x8000) and RX_DMA_BURST
>>> (bits 8-10 or 0x700) - that rtl_init_rxcfg() would normally set so this
>>> is kind of expected - one can see that the working configuration
>>> post-resume has bit 14 (or 0x4000) set, too.
>>>
>>> This bit is described in the driver as RX_MULTI_EN ("8111c only") and is
>>> set by rtl_init_rxcfg() for example for RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_35.
>>>
>>> RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_35 is described in the driver as being in the same
>>> family as your RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_38, so can you please try the following
>>> change:
>>> --- r8169.c
>>> +++ r8169.c
>>> @@ -4271,6 +4271,7 @@ static void rtl_init_rxcfg(struct rtl816
>>> case RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_18 ... RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_24:
>>> case RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_34:
>>> case RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_35:
>>> + case RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_38:
>>> RTL_W32(tp, RxConfig, RX128_INT_EN | RX_MULTI_EN | RX_DMA_BURST);
>>> break;
>>> case RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_40 ... RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_51:
>>>
>>> This will add RX_MULTI_EN also for your chip model (you need to add back
>>> the call to rtl_init_rxcfg() to rtl_hw_start(), naturally).
>>>
>>
>> That's done the trick. With the above change applied, my network runs running fine after a suspend/resume cycle and the
>> ping times are back in the 14-15ms range.
>
> Nice!
>
> I will submit a patch, it would be great if you could test it and then
> add a "Tested-by:" tag.
>

Will do, Maciej.

Thanks for solving this.
>> Chris
>
> Maciej
>

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