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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ftgmac100: Disable HW checksum generation on AST2500
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On Wed, 2019-09-11 at 14:48 +0000, Joel Stanley wrote:
> Hi Ben,
>
> On Tue, 10 Sep 2019 at 22:05, Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > On 9/10/19 2:37 PM, Vijay Khemka wrote:
> > > HW checksum generation is not working for AST2500, specially with
> > > IPV6
> > > over NCSI. All TCP packets with IPv6 get dropped. By disabling
> > > this
> > > it works perfectly fine with IPV6.
> > >
> > > Verified with IPV6 enabled and can do ssh.
> >
> > How about IPv4, do these packets have problem? If not, can you
> > continue
> > advertising NETIF_F_IP_CSUM but take out NETIF_F_IPV6_CSUM?
> >
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Vijay Khemka <vijaykhemka@fb.com>
> > > ---
> > > drivers/net/ethernet/faraday/ftgmac100.c | 5 +++--
> > > 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/faraday/ftgmac100.c
> > > b/drivers/net/ethernet/faraday/ftgmac100.c
> > > index 030fed65393e..591c9725002b 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/faraday/ftgmac100.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/faraday/ftgmac100.c
> > > @@ -1839,8 +1839,9 @@ static int ftgmac100_probe(struct
> > > platform_device *pdev)
> > > if (priv->use_ncsi)
> > > netdev->hw_features |= NETIF_F_HW_VLAN_CTAG_FILTER;
> > >
> > > - /* AST2400 doesn't have working HW checksum generation */
> > > - if (np && (of_device_is_compatible(np, "aspeed,ast2400-
> > > mac")))
> > > + /* AST2400 and AST2500 doesn't have working HW checksum
> > > generation */
> > > + if (np && (of_device_is_compatible(np, "aspeed,ast2400-
> > > mac") ||
> > > + of_device_is_compatible(np, "aspeed,ast2500-
> > > mac")))
>
> Do you recall under what circumstances we need to disable hardware
> checksumming?

Any news on this ? AST2400 has no HW checksum logic in HW, AST2500
should work for IPV4 fine, we should only selectively disable it for
IPV6.

Can you do an updated patch ?

Cheers,
Ben.

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