Patchwork [net,1/7] be2net: Fix to prevent Tx stall on SH-R when packet size < 32

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Submitter Ajit Khaparde
Date Sept. 27, 2013, 8:17 p.m.
Message ID <20130927201704.GA4511@emulex.com>
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Permalink /patch/278675/
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Ajit Khaparde - Sept. 27, 2013, 8:17 p.m.
Tx on SH-R can lockup if the packet size is less than 32 bytes.
Pad such packets to a safer 36-byte size.
Patch uses the Lancer-R workaround - which checks for packet <= 32-bytes

Signed-off-by: Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde@emulex.com>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/benet/be_main.c | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/benet/be_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/benet/be_main.c
index 100b528..31fa13b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/benet/be_main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/benet/be_main.c
@@ -855,11 +855,11 @@  static struct sk_buff *be_xmit_workarounds(struct be_adapter *adapter,
 	unsigned int eth_hdr_len;
 	struct iphdr *ip;
 
-	/* Lancer ASIC has a bug wherein packets that are 32 bytes or less
+	/* Lancer, SH-R ASICs have a bug wherein Packets that are 32 bytes or less
 	 * may cause a transmit stall on that port. So the work-around is to
-	 * pad such packets to a 36-byte length.
+	 * pad short packets (<= 32 bytes) to a 36-byte length.
 	 */
-	if (unlikely(lancer_chip(adapter) && skb->len <= 32)) {
+	if (unlikely(!BEx_chip(adapter) && skb->len <= 32)) {
 		if (skb_padto(skb, 36))
 			goto tx_drop;
 		skb->len = 36;