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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 3/3] net: stmmac: Introducing support for Page Pool
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On 22/07/2019 12:39, Jose Abreu wrote:
> From: Lars Persson <lists@bofh.nu>
> Date: Jul/22/2019, 12:11:50 (UTC+00:00)
>
>> On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 12:18 PM Ilias Apalodimas
>> <ilias.apalodimas@linaro.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jul 18, 2019 at 07:48:04AM +0000, Jose Abreu wrote:
>>>> From: Jon Hunter <jonathanh@nvidia.com>
>>>> Date: Jul/17/2019, 19:58:53 (UTC+00:00)
>>>>
>>>>> Let me know if you have any thoughts.
>>>>
>>>> Can you try attached patch ?
>>>>
>>>
>>> The log says someone calls panic() right?
>>> Can we trye and figure were that happens during the stmmac init phase?
>>>
>>
>> The reason for the panic is hidden in this one line of the kernel logs:
>> Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exitcode=0x0000000b
>>
>> The init process is killed by SIGSEGV (signal 11 = 0xb).
>>
>> I would suggest you look for data corruption bugs in the RX path. If
>> the code is fetched from the NFS mount then a corrupt RX buffer can
>> trigger a crash in userspace.
>>
>> /Lars
>
>
> Jon, I'm not familiar with ARM. Are the buffer addresses being allocated
> in a coherent region ? Can you try attached patch which adds full memory
> barrier before the sync ?

TBH I am not sure about the buffer addresses either. The attached patch
did not help. Same problem persists.

Jon

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