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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ftgmac100: Disable HW checksum generation on AST2500
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On 9/11/19, 7:49 AM, "Joel Stanley" <joel@jms.id.au> 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?
Mainly, TCP packets over IPV6 getting dropped. After disabling it was working.

Cheers,

Joel

> > netdev->hw_features &= ~NETIF_F_HW_CSUM;
> > if (np && of_get_property(np, "no-hw-checksum", NULL))
> > netdev->hw_features &= ~(NETIF_F_HW_CSUM | NETIF_F_RXCSUM);
> >
>
>
> --
> Florian

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