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Subject[PATCH 4.19 033/101] r8169: disable default rx interrupt coalescing on RTL8168
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[ Upstream commit 288ac524cf70a8e7ed851a61ed2a9744039dae8d ]

It was reported that re-introducing ASPM, in combination with RX
interrupt coalescing, results in significantly increased packet
latency, see [0]. Disabling ASPM or RX interrupt coalescing fixes
the issue. Therefore change the driver's default to disable RX
interrupt coalescing. Users still have the option to enable RX
coalescing via ethtool.

[0] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=925496

Fixes: a99790bf5c7f ("r8169: Reinstate ASPM Support")
Reported-by: Mike Crowe <mac@mcrowe.com>
Signed-off-by: Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
---
drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
index 1d24884e9897..7a50b911b180 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
@@ -5418,7 +5418,7 @@ static void rtl_hw_start_8168(struct rtl8169_private *tp)
tp->cp_cmd |= PktCntrDisable | INTT_1;
RTL_W16(tp, CPlusCmd, tp->cp_cmd);

- RTL_W16(tp, IntrMitigate, 0x5151);
+ RTL_W16(tp, IntrMitigate, 0x5100);

/* Work around for RxFIFO overflow. */
if (tp->mac_version == RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_11) {
--
2.19.1


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