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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] mac80211: Add support to trigger sta disconnect on hardware restart
On Tue, Dec 15, 2020 at 10:53:52PM +0530, Youghandhar Chintala wrote:
> Currently in case of target hardware restart, we just reconfig and
> re-enable the security keys and enable the network queues to start
> data traffic back from where it was interrupted.
>
> Many ath10k wifi chipsets have sequence numbers for the data
> packets assigned by firmware and the mac sequence number will
> restart from zero after target hardware restart leading to mismatch
> in the sequence number expected by the remote peer vs the sequence
> number of the frame sent by the target firmware.
>
> This mismatch in sequence number will cause out-of-order packets
> on the remote peer and all the frames sent by the device are dropped
> until we reach the sequence number which was sent before we restarted
> the target hardware
>
> In order to fix this, we trigger a sta disconnect, for the targets
> which expose this corresponding wiphy flag, in case of target hw
> restart. After this there will be a fresh connection and thereby
> avoiding the dropping of frames by remote peer.
>
> The right fix would be to pull the entire data path into the host
> which is not feasible or would need lots of complex changes and
> will still be inefficient.
>
> Tested on ath10k using WCN3990, QCA6174
>
> Signed-off-by: Youghandhar Chintala <youghand@codeaurora.org>
> Reviewed-by: Abhishek Kumar <kuabhs@chromium.org>
> ---
> net/mac80211/ieee80211_i.h | 3 +++
> net/mac80211/mlme.c | 9 +++++++++
> net/mac80211/util.c | 22 +++++++++++++++++++---
> 3 files changed, 31 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/net/mac80211/ieee80211_i.h b/net/mac80211/ieee80211_i.h
> index cde2e3f..8cbeb5f 100644
> --- a/net/mac80211/ieee80211_i.h
> +++ b/net/mac80211/ieee80211_i.h
> @@ -748,6 +748,8 @@ struct ieee80211_if_mesh {
> * back to wireless media and to the local net stack.
> * @IEEE80211_SDATA_DISCONNECT_RESUME: Disconnect after resume.
> * @IEEE80211_SDATA_IN_DRIVER: indicates interface was added to driver
> + * @IEEE80211_SDATA_DISCONNECT_HW_RESTART: Disconnect after hardware restart
> + * recovery
> */
> enum ieee80211_sub_if_data_flags {
> IEEE80211_SDATA_ALLMULTI = BIT(0),
> @@ -755,6 +757,7 @@ enum ieee80211_sub_if_data_flags {
> IEEE80211_SDATA_DONT_BRIDGE_PACKETS = BIT(3),
> IEEE80211_SDATA_DISCONNECT_RESUME = BIT(4),
> IEEE80211_SDATA_IN_DRIVER = BIT(5),
> + IEEE80211_SDATA_DISCONNECT_HW_RESTART = BIT(6),
> };
>
> /**
> diff --git a/net/mac80211/mlme.c b/net/mac80211/mlme.c
> index 6adfcb9..e4d0d16 100644
> --- a/net/mac80211/mlme.c
> +++ b/net/mac80211/mlme.c
> @@ -4769,6 +4769,15 @@ void ieee80211_sta_restart(struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata)
> true);
> sdata_unlock(sdata);
> return;
> + } else if (sdata->flags & IEEE80211_SDATA_DISCONNECT_HW_RESTART) {
> + sdata->flags &= ~IEEE80211_SDATA_DISCONNECT_HW_RESTART;
> + mlme_dbg(sdata, "driver requested disconnect after hardware restart\n");
> + ieee80211_sta_connection_lost(sdata,
> + ifmgd->associated->bssid,
> + WLAN_REASON_UNSPECIFIED,
> + true);
> + sdata_unlock(sdata);
> + return;
> }
> sdata_unlock(sdata);
> }
> diff --git a/net/mac80211/util.c b/net/mac80211/util.c
> index 8c3c01a..98567a3 100644
> --- a/net/mac80211/util.c
> +++ b/net/mac80211/util.c
> @@ -2567,9 +2567,12 @@ int ieee80211_reconfig(struct ieee80211_local *local)
> }
> mutex_unlock(&local->sta_mtx);
>
> - /* add back keys */
> - list_for_each_entry(sdata, &local->interfaces, list)
> - ieee80211_reenable_keys(sdata);
> +
> + if (!(hw->wiphy->flags & WIPHY_FLAG_STA_DISCONNECT_ON_HW_RESTART)) {
> + /* add back keys */
> + list_for_each_entry(sdata, &local->interfaces, list)
> + ieee80211_reenable_keys(sdata);
> + }
>
> /* Reconfigure sched scan if it was interrupted by FW restart */
> mutex_lock(&local->mtx);
> @@ -2643,6 +2646,19 @@ int ieee80211_reconfig(struct ieee80211_local *local)
> IEEE80211_QUEUE_STOP_REASON_SUSPEND,
> false);
>
> + if ((hw->wiphy->flags & WIPHY_FLAG_STA_DISCONNECT_ON_HW_RESTART) &&
> + !reconfig_due_to_wowlan) {
> + list_for_each_entry(sdata, &local->interfaces, list) {
> + if (!ieee80211_sdata_running(sdata))
> + continue;
> + if (sdata->vif.type == NL80211_IFTYPE_STATION) {
> + sdata->flags |=
> + IEEE80211_SDATA_DISCONNECT_HW_RESTART;
> + ieee80211_sta_restart(sdata);

If CONFIG_PM=n:

ERROR: "ieee80211_sta_restart" [net/mac80211/mac80211.ko] undefined!

Guenter

> + }
> + }
> + }
> +
> /*
> * If this is for hw restart things are still running.
> * We may want to change that later, however.

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